Waynesboro Heritage Museum | 420 W. Main St., Waynesboro, Virginia 22980 | Hours: Tuesday–Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Phone: (540) 943-3943



Civil War Artifacts

New: The Bob Scates Collection of Civil War Artifacts

- We have a new mini exhibit on display in the gift shop. This exhibit showcases our newest donation of Civil War era spurs from a Waynesboro collector. It also features excavated artifacts from Custer’s Camp after the Battle of Waynesboro.

New Black History Month Exhibit

- The new Black History Month exhibit: Black Veterans: Sharing Their Histories & Stories is now online. Follow the link here to visit the online exhibit.

Heritage Museum & the Plumb House closed to the public

- Due to the rise in cases of Covid-19 in our area, as of 01/19/2021 the Waynesboro Heritage Foundation is closing both the Heritage Museum & the Plumb House to the public. Please call 540-943-3943 if you would like to request digital archival records. You may also visit our website to view our online collections.

‘Camp Lyndhurst’ film highlights forgotten local WW2 history

- This feature documentary, from independent film group Alpha Vision Films, explores a little known and fascinating chapter in Virginia history.
black history month

Celebrate Black History Month!

- This February we are celebrating Black History Month with a new exhibit at the Heritage Museum.

Remembering Waynesboro during World War II

- 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. In remembrance we have on display in the audio room at the Waynesboro Heritage Museum, a pop-up exhibit about Waynesboro during the War covering War Bond and Stamp Drives and Rationing in Waynesboro.  The pop-up exhibit will be up for the remainder of the year.


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