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Virginia Quilt Museum

301 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-3606
+1 540-433-3818
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
McGaheysville, Virginia, United States
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$5 Admission

When I went to this museum with my folks, the admission was $5 for each of us instead of $7 which... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
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The Commonwealth is proud to call the Virginia Quilt Museum its official quilt museum. Nestled in the heart of Harrisonburg's downtown historic district, the Museum is considered a resource center for the study of quilts and their place in the cultural lives of Virginians. The Museum offers rotating exhibits of antique and contemporary quilts from its collection, other institutions, and private collections. Additionally, the Museum works to further its educational mission by hosting workshops and lectures.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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301 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-3606
+1 540-433-3818
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I use lavender oil in my house for infusers, vacuum cleaner, laundry and air filters. As I buy lavender on a regular basis the cheap Walmart brand has been my go to. After using white oak lavender I realized it lasts four times as long...More

Thank Martie703
Reviewed 30 October 2017

When I went to this museum with my folks, the admission was $5 for each of us instead of $7 which was very nice. The main floor had the best of the quilts in my opinion with a mix of traditional and modern designs. There...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We stopped here during our Shenandoah Valley visit because my wife is an avid quilter and we thought it might be interesting. The museum is based in an antebellum mansion in downtown Harrisonburg, and is thoughtfully organized, though access to parking is not as clearly...More

Thank Ed R
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Main exhibitions are on the first and second floor. there are items in the basement along with a lecture room and conservator's lab.

Thank Mike Z
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Probably more for your quiltmakers but for a small fee it was quite interesting for almost anyone. Stories behind the quilts, both historic and personal, made the exhibits.

Thank blueswarrior
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I accidentally stumbled upon this museum looking for something to do in Staunton. We were traveling via motorcycle from Florida to Maryland and had stopped for the night in Wytheville, VA. Thinking we were going to Staunton we ended up in Harrisonburg because I am...More

1  Thank vebbie68
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

The staff was so friendly and gave us a historical "tour" of the home and quilts. They were so excited to have non-quilters there that they told us all about their hobby, which we enjoyed hearing about. I felt like my admission there was a...More

1  Thank chicnanana
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

They have a great deal of information and variety of completed quilts to view. The staff although small is very helpful and friendly. We found plenty of parking in the area. They allow limited photography of quilts

1  Thank dippyduckRichmond
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We arrived just after closing, but the staff re-opened and let us see the special exhibit. Staff was awesome and it is well worth a stop!

1  Thank Holly G
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Beautiful display, friendly staff. It's small, but offers a nice mix of historic quilts and newer ones as well. The preservation of History is important even if not always exciting. There's lovely bakery and cafe across from the Museum and the entire area is wonderful...More

Thank Sandi F
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