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Bedford Museum & Genealogical Library

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" Small but Good "

Enjoyed looking at what is offered at this Museum. Like the Native American room and also the... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2018
dnh2014
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Loxton, Australia
Interesting

The Bedford Museum is small but has an interesting collection and is easily worth an hour or so to... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2017
loves2travelandmore
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Forest, Virginia
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11 Oct 2018
“" Small but Good "”
27 Mar 2017
“Interesting”
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201 E Main St, Bedford, VA 24523-2012
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

Enjoyed looking at what is offered at this Museum. Like the Native American room and also the Military stuff. The Girl working was very helpful and pleasant. If you are passing by stop in for a look it is a pleasant surprise.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dnh2014
Reviewed March 27, 2017

The Bedford Museum is small but has an interesting collection and is easily worth an hour or so to peruse. The train display is well done. The staff is friendly. I understand that there is good reference material in the Genealogical Library section. Donations are...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank loves2travelandmore
Reviewed January 17, 2017

A definite must if you are in Bedford. Love the displays. The staff is amazing. We love the train exhibit during the holidays. Also a great place to look up your family tree.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Crystal O
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

The history that resides in Bedford is incredible and the staff will insure you have a good tour and visit. The museum tells its own story as you travel between room and floors of the museum. A fantastic way to learn Bedford history and enjoy...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank eglsnst00
Reviewed July 1, 2016

My wife and I stopped here to do some genealogy research while we were visiting Virginia. The staff was very helpful and the records are pretty good for Bedford County. The museum is interesting and there is a small gift shop. A $5 per person...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank NatureChaser
Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

The museum is situated within walking distance of some very nice shops in Bedford. The towns heritage is evident when looking at the artifacts within the museum itself. The staff is helpful and knowledgeable of the museum, the town and surrounding area. A very good...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank eglsnst00
Reviewed May 19, 2016

I live in Bedford and have traveled all over the US and this is one of the most interesting museums I have been too. It has such a great genealogical libraries. The staff is very helpful.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank CPowers1960
Reviewed January 16, 2016

We came to the Bedford Museum and Genealogical Library to see the Christmas train display. While there, we explored the museum and their exhibits. It was an unexpected surprise. I enjoyed walking through the museum and learning about Bedford Boys and the history of Bedford...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Katey H
Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

I visited here today to obtain information on my family history. I purchased several books that have references to my ancestors. I very much enjoyed my visit. The staff was very friendly and accommodating.

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Sean M
Reviewed October 14, 2015

This is the first time I have been through. It is convenient in location. It was nice to browse through during our time at Centerfest.

Date of experience: October 2015
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