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Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History

975 Main St, Danville, VA 24541-1822
+1 434-793-5644
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Very Interesting

We love Civil War History so visiting this restored home of one of Danville’s famous residents was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
EHPhxAZ
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Phoenix, Arizona
via mobile
Great place to visit

This museum has a lot to offer especially since Danville is a small town but they offer far more... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
1Souci
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good40%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
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“civil war” (11 reviews)
“audio tour” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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975 Main St, Danville, VA 24541-1822
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+1 434-793-5644
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"civil war"
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"audio tour"
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"confederate flag"
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"couple of hours"
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"self guided"
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"walking tour"
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"air conditioned"
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"capital"
in 12 reviews
"sutherlin"
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"davis"
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"mansion"
in 8 reviews
"rear"
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"artifacts"
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"information"
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"villa"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We love Civil War History so visiting this restored home of one of Danville’s famous residents was very interesting. There was a charge to tour the home. At first, we were taken to a small room where a history video was played. It was interesting....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum has a lot to offer especially since Danville is a small town but they offer far more than you'd expect from a museum.

Thank 1Souci
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

The perfect marriage of a Fine Arts Museum to a Historical Museum located in the magnificent Sutherlin Mansion!

Thank juancarlosreyphd
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

If you are in Danville for anything else, you need to look into the Museum for the sake of Danville's history. Once was touted for it's being the Last Capital of the Confederacy, as it still is but recent political differences caused city government to...More

Thank Dan A
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Wonderful museum for history buffs on the Civil War. See the room where Jefferson Davis slept. Also a fine arts museum as well. A must see when visiting Danville, VA. After Visiting the museum, walk across the street to the Crema & Vine Coffee/Wine Bar....More

Thank Jim H
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Many years ago my husband worked as a volunteer docent at the museum so I had many opportunities to visit. The very best time is during the Christmas season when the museum is decorated in the Victorian style. Lots of history and beauty here !

Thank travelerDanville_va
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

As the last Confederate Capital of the Confederate War this place is rich with history! When the City of Danville allow the Lt Col of the Danville Police Department to cut the Confederate Flag off the flag pole in the dead of night the museum...More

Thank patricialP1110BZ
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

There are some very good detailed reviews of this Museum,so I will try not to repeat too much. It is quite well kept,and air conditioned. We visited on a really hot day and found it quite comfortable.The fee for seniors is $8,very reasonable! There is...More

1  Thank Shirley J
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

My wife and another couple were visiting Danville one weekend and we decided to do the walking tour. We needed some directions so we stopped at the Sutherlin House for directions. After talking to the curator, we ended up taking the tour of the house....More

1  Thank Robert P
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

Just as all the other reviews state, this is a historical landmark that is definitely worth seeing. We really enjoyed the whole experience, especially the self-guided walking tour with the hand-held information gadget.

Thank travelfamily1421
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