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Southwest Virginia Museum

10 West First Street, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219-0742
+1 276-523-1322
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Wonderful Museum - great gift shop

While visiting the Big Stone Gap area recently, we visited the Southwest Virginia Museum. What a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
MGordonCharlotte_NC
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Charlotte, NC
Good way to spend a rainy day!

Stopped in with my kids on a whim. It was a rainy day and we needed a way to spend an hour or so... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Jason C
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“Wonderful Museum - great gift shop”
29 Jul 2017
“Good way to spend a rainy day!”
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10 West First Street, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219-0742
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Reviewed yesterday

While visiting the Big Stone Gap area recently, we visited the Southwest Virginia Museum. What a delight! The building is a fabulous historic structure and the tour (self guided) is amazing. After watching a short video about the history of the house/museum we toured all...More

Thank MGordonCharlotte_NC
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Stopped in with my kids on a whim. It was a rainy day and we needed a way to spend an hour or so. Its a beautiful Victorian mansion turned museum about the history of SW Virginia. Had some very interesting artifacts and exhibits. I...More

3  Thank Jason C
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We did enjoy our visit here.Interesting bits of the area's history and stories.Nice and cool place to visit on a hot day ! Great price. Has a neat shop as well.

3  Thank rickster773
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is a wonderful place to visit .... Great history ... At Christmas it is beautifully decorated... You should check it out when you're in BSG

2  Thank P Dawn H
VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Southwest Virginia Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for your review of our Southwest Virginia Museum State Park. I am glad you enjoy our Festival of Trees and our other exhibits on the history of the area.

Reviewed 17 November 2016

When I visited SouthWest Virginia Museum there were groups from local businesses, schools, churches, etc. who were decorating each room with Christmas Trees. It was such a treat to see in addition to the history of the local area. Thanks for the hospitality!

Thank bruiselea
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Located in a beautiful home, relevant to the history of the area, life in the history of Southwest Virginia was beautifully displayed. Unique artifacts and lots of historical films and well-described photos were showcased. Lovely gift shop. Four floors of magnificent history. The home alone...More

1  Thank Susan S
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Much to see and something for everyone. Captures the history of the region and it's people. Staff was friendly and helpful. We spent three and a half hours and never tired. Also has some unique items in the store. Go, you won't regret it!

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place had a Great time and the trees were so Beautiful as always. Every room was decorated very well. They served great food as well. Can't wait to go back.

Thank William C
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Good music festival it also has crafts. The museum itself is beautiful turn of the century craftsmanship. It was owned by Woodrow wilsons personal secretary.

1  Thank Jimmycouchster
Reviewed 2 June 2016

It is a great place to go and you can see a lot in a little time.It is not big but it is interesting and you will enjoy itMore

2  Thank Roger W
VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Southwest Virginia Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2016

I am glad you enjoyed your visit to the Southwest Virginia Museum. Since you were there in December, you probably saw the Festival of Trees which is not to be missed. I hope you can make it back again sometime to see some of the...More

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