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Virginia Quilt Museum

301 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-3606
+1 540-433-3818
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Lovely museum - great collection

We arrived just after closing, but the staff re-opened and let us see the special exhibit. Staff... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Holly G
Morristown, New Jersey
Historic home & Museum in one

Beautiful display, friendly staff. It's small, but offers a nice mix of historic quilts and newer... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Sandi F
Farmingville, New York
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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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  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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301 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-3606
+1 540-433-3818
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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!

Thank Holly G
Reviewed 4 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
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I think it's only for people who really are into quilting. Very small and the $7 paid are more a donation because there's really not much to see!

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The rotating displays have been fascinating and varied, from historical collections to women's current issues, to quilts commemorating our National Parks. Each visit yields a different experience. Check the website to see the topic of the current collection on show, and when the next arrives.

Reviewed 8 April 2017

Walked in here while I was strolling around downtown. It's like a little museum. Really friendly people at the museum.

Thank Christina N
Reviewed 18 March 2017

My wife is a quilter, so I tagged along. Although I can barely sew on a button, I really enjoyed this museum. Quilts are displayed well with good interpretive information about each one. The unusual quilting examples on the second floor are amazing. I left...More

1  Thank H15B
Reviewed 23 February 2017

On Wednesday, February 22, 2017, a cousin and I were delighted by the treasures we saw at the Virginia Quilt Museum. We discovered that a visitor can select either the stairs or an easy ramp out front to enter the building. Once inside, we met...More

1  Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I am a quilter so I was in my element. The quilts and information with them was great. At $7 admission it might be pricey for a family. Did not have a docent that day, but we navigated ourselves.

1  Thank ladyMorgainna
Reviewed 30 November 2016

My wife was into the quilts. It was worth the price of admission to check out the architecture of the and history of the house. The quilts were interesting, more for her than me, but still worth tagging along.

Thank Russell G
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

This 3 floor beautifully kept historic house holds a gem of various quilts from the 1800s to today. We enjoyed the careful hanging and explanations of the quilts' histories. Neither my husband or I are skilled in this art, but could still appreciate the gorgeous...More

1  Thank bikinglady
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