Washington Heritage Museums Fredericksburg, VA

Washington Heritage Museums:

A Legacy of Preservation & History in Fredericksburg, Virginia

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Visit Our Historic Properties:


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.

Virginia Humanities
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Bourbon & Boxwood 2021

We’ll be returning to the verdant gardens of the Mary Washington House on October 2 for an in-person event featuring bourbon tastings, live music, an open bar, and delicious savories and sweets!  Be sure to reserve your ticket today before they sell out!

The Historic Virginia Town You Need to Visit

April 26, 2021

General Mercer Wreath Laying

May 31, 2021

Nation's fallen honored in Memorial Day ceremonies in Fredericksburg

May 31, 2021


Book Signing "Virginia Honey: A Sweet History" - August 28th

Bourbon & Boxwood
October 2nd