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Historic Crab Orchard Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Pet friendly, wheelchair accessible, accomodating staff

The staff went above and beyond to make our visit a pleasure. The museum is wheelchair accessible... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Family fun, history brought to life

We brought our out of town relatives here to soak up the local and family history on display at the... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Tazewell, Virginia
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The most comprehensive museum of the history of the Appalachian region.
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RR 1, Tazewell, VA 24651-9801
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

The staff went above and beyond to make our visit a pleasure. The museum is wheelchair accessible and they encouraged us to bring our dog in as well. When the walk through the pioneer park got to be too much in the wheelchair, they offered...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We brought our out of town relatives here to soak up the local and family history on display at the Historic Crab Orchard Museum and Pioneer Park. The exhibits at the museum are thoughtfully designed and beautifully presented, providing the visitor with a chronological history...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2017

The fort was recently renovated by the DAR and not open to the public yet. It was built in the 1920's and is not the original fort. This would be a good place to bring young children so they could get a glimpse of history.

Thank molly30087
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I have watched the development of the Historic Crab Orchard Museum and Pioneer Park since its inception in the early 1980's. This facility continues to grow and improve each year, not as a slick commercial operation but as a quality educational and cultural experience. Each...More

Thank Peeryfarm
Reviewed 10 May 2017

All was wonderful the only thing I didn't find very good was the knowledge about the cow. I went with my daughter on her field trip. Everything was wonderful before we got to the cow. Everything she said was not correct at all. COWS DO...More

Thank 138mel
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Touring this museum gives you a idea why the Scott-Irish settlers chose Tazewell county . The facilities are excellent and the presentations are outstanding

Thank F7744EQmikeh
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This is a very nice place to visit. They have a live War reenactment in the summer nice to watch. They dress up do the whole nine yards really cool.

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Crab Orchard Museum is a peaceful village depicting life from a bygone era. It is very peaceful to walk around the grounds and through the buildings. There are special activities and events for the entire family and it is well worth a stop

Thank slrpryor
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Glad we stopped here in Tazewell, VA. Took a leisurely Self-guided tour of the grounds and museum. Very interesting and fun. Took lots of pictures.

Thank hojonal354
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Great Activities for family and friends on the Fourth and historical remembrances are in this park. This museum is just outside the town of Tazewell on the west side of town. It is one of the coolest places to visit in the area.

Thank p0llym0lly
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