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Fairfax
 
National Firearms Museum
 
11250 Waples Mill Road
 
Fairfax   VA  22030    
 
Phone   703 267-1600
 
Web Site  http://nra.nationalfirearms.museum/Default.asp?Search=VA
 
E-mail  mailto:nfmstaff@nrahq.org
 
Description  American Personae, Artistry, Competitions, Economics & Commerce, more                     about arms and those who make and use them
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Collection A-F Arms
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Owner/Operator:  National Rifle Association
 
New or Updated:   3/10/2004

Virginia
Forest
Poplar Forest
Poplar Forest Drive
Poplar Forest VA  24551
Phone 
804 525-1806
Web Site  www.poplarforest.org
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics

Virginia
Fredericksburg
James Monroe Museum & Library
908 Charles Street
Fredericksburg  22401
Phone 
540 654-1043
Web Site  www.flstarweb.com/museum/tour/jmuseum.htm
Description  largest collection of James Monroe objects
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
Research /Reading  Library
 

  VA

  Hood

  Roaring Twenties Antique Car Museum

  Route 1, Box 576

  Hood   VA   22723    

  Phone   703 948-6290

  Web Site  http://www.roaring-twenties.com/

  E-mail  mailto:  info@roaring-twenties.com

  Description  30+ cars from the 1920s & 30s

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  New or Updated:  10/14/2004

 

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  Virginia
Montpelier Station
Montpelier
11407 Constitution Highway
PO Box 67
Montpelier Station VA 22957
Phone 
540 672-2728
Web Site  www.nthp.org
Description  James Madison's birthplace, home, and burial location, later enlarged by a member of the DuPont family
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site   Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
Era  19th
 
  Virginia
Mt Vernon
Mount Vernon George Washington
George Washington Memorial Parkway
Mt Vernon VA  22121
Phone
703 780-2000
Web Site  www.mountvernon.org
Description  Washington's long time home with Martha. They are buried here
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
 
  Virginia
Natural Bridge
Wax Museum and Factory
PO Box 57
Natural Bridge VA  24578
Phone
Web Site 
http://www.naturalbridgeva.com/
Toll Free  800 533-1410
E-mail  info@naturalbridgeva.com
Alt Web http://www.lexingtonvirginia.com/natural_bridge.htm
Description  170 wax figures with animation, lights and sound, and a tour of the factory
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Wax
 
  Virginia
Newport News
Mariner's Museum
100 Museum Drive
Newport News VA  23606
Phone 
757 596-2222
Web Site  www.mariner.org
E-mail  marketing@mariner.org
Description  Chesapeake Bay & Atlantic seagoing, figureheads, ship models
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Maritime
Collection G-M  Models
Collection N-Z  Sculpture

Research /Reading  Library

Virginia
Norfolk
Hampton Roads Naval Museum
1 Waterside Drive
Norfolk VA  23510
Phone 
747 444-8971
Web Site  http://www.hrnm.navy.mil/
Alt Web  http://www.battleshipwisconsin.org/nauticuspg.html
Description  220 years of naval history in Hampton Roads, Battleship Wisconsin
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Maritime
Building Type  Ship
Industry /Profession  Naval
Collection G-M  Models
Owner/Operator:  US Navy

 
  Virginia
Orange
James Madison Museum
129 Caroline Street
Orange VA  22960
Phone 
540 672-1776
Web Site  www.jamesmadisonmuseum.org
Description  dedicated to president sometimes known as the Father of the Constitution
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
 
  Virginia
Pocahontas
Pocahontas Exhibition Coal Mine
Centre Street
PO Box 128
Pocahontas VA  24635
Phone 
276 945-2134
Web Site  http://wvweb.com/pocahontas_mine/
E-mail  pocahontasva@netlinkcorp.com
Description  large coal mine operated 73 years & produced 44 million tons of fuel, tours of mine and walking tour of coal town
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum"
Primary Focus  Town
Industry /Profession  Mining
 

  VA

  Portsmouth

  Virginia Sports Hall of Fame

  420 High Street

  Portsmouth    VA     23704    

  Phone   757 393-8031

  Web Site  http://www.virginiasportshalloffame.com/home/home.php

  Description  208 athletes, coaches, administrators, contributors, media members in 20

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Sports

  Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame

  New or Updated:  7/4/2004

 
 

  VA

  Richmond

  Edgar Allan Poe Museum

  1914-16 East Main Street

  Richmond  VA    23223    

  Phone   804 648-5523

  Web Site  http://www.poemuseum.org/

  Toll Free  888 21EAPOE

  E-mail  mailto:info@poemuseum.org

  Description  memorabilia of author and poet, model of Richmond at the time he lived there,

                    first editions & works

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Collection A-F Books

  Collection G-M  Models

  New or Updated:  7/6/2004

 

  VA
 
Richmond
 
Virginia Fire & Police Museum
 
Address
 
Richmond  VA
 
Phone  804 644-1849
 
Web Site  www.vafire-police.org
 
Description
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Industry/Profession  Law Enforcement
 
New or Updated:  08/21/2003

Virginia
Roanoke
Catholic Historical Society of the Roanoke Valley
400 West Campbell Ave
Roanoke VA  24016
Phone 
540 982-0152
Web Site  http://home.att.net/~olnnet/histsocmain.htm
Description  joint history of five local parishes
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Religion
Group Identity Catholic
Research /Reading  Archives

 
  Virginia
Schuyler
Walton's Mountain Museum
Route 617
PO Box 124
Schuyler VA  22969
Phone 
804 831-2000
Web Site  www.waltonmuseum.org
Description  tribute to fictional mountain family of long-running TV show
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Entertainment
Industry /Profession  Telecommunications
 
  Virginia
Staunton
Woodrow Wilson Birthplace and Museum
24 North Coatler Street
Staunton VA  24401
Phone 
540 885-0897
Web Site  www.woodrowwilson.org
Toll Free  888 496-6376
Description  house restored to 1856 style, adjacent museum with Wilson exhibits
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
 
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