Washington Heritage Museums:
A Legacy of Preservation & History in Fredericksburg, Virginia
Washington Heritage Museums is a 501(c)3 membership organization established to assume ownership and management of four historic house museums in downtown Fredericksburg: Mary Washington House, Hugh Mercer Apothecary, St. James' House and Rising Sun Tavern.
We are an active organization of several hundred members dedicated to grow the support that will ensure the relevance of these legacies for generations to come.
Washington Heritage Museums hosts regular educational programs and social events. Our organization manages, maintains and staffs the museums.
We continue to grow our active membership to generate the resources necessary to preserve these priceless historic properties for enjoyment and appreciation of current and future generations.
Washington Heritage Museums, and our many programs, are generously supported by Virginia Humanities.