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.

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To all who made The Fifth Annual 2019 Bourbon and Boxwood Event a big success!

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Washington Heritage Museums Temporarily Closed, Planning to Reopen to Visitors

The Washington Heritage Museums which includes the Mary Washington House, Rising Sun Tavern, Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop and St. James’ House, is temporarily closed to visitors for tours, programs, and in-person events.

July 4th reading of the Declaration of Independence

The reading of the Declaration of Independence, customarily a live public event, will be pivoted to a virtual setting this year due Phase 2 restrictions.  Check back soon for additional event details.

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1300 Charles Street

Fredericksburg, Virginia  22401

 

(540) 373-5630

 

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