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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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Danville Museum of Fine Arts &History

There are some very good detailed reviews of this Museum,so I will try not to repeat too much. It... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Shirley J
,
Boones Mill, Virginia
Very Educatinal

My wife and another couple were visiting Danville one weekend and we decided to do the walking... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2017
Robert P
,
Chesterfield, Virginia
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  • Very good50%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
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“audio tour” (7 reviews)
“civil war” (10 reviews)
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975 Main St, Danville, VA 24541-1822
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Reviewed 2 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
Reviewed 20 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
Reviewed 2 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
Reviewed 20 October 2016

A very interesting visit. Expected to stay 20 minutes as it looked small from the outside but inside was a very well done and fascinating look at the Civil War from the Confederate side. The museum was the home of a local notable who became...More

Thank Bcobert
Reviewed 27 August 2016

The house is beautiful with many floors and stairs. There is an elevator. Parking is behind but limited. The history part of the home is from a wealthy, white perspective. Confederate history abounds. There are many artifacts and a video. The art in the basement...More

Thank denise r
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This place is worth a visit for a view in to the mind of those who see confederate civil war history as principally about rich landed white people. I hoped to see more of an emphasis on the history of the nearly 50% of the...More

Thank Katie A
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The Christmas lights were a nice touch. The museum displays alot of Danville's history and a self guided tour lets you take your time to enjoy each room.

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 8 June 2016

My Wife and I found the tour to be worth it. The audio tour head sets worked well and were interesting. The mansion was nicely kept and the history display of the past days of the civil war downstairs was very well done. The outside...More

1  Thank Zephyr_Travel
Reviewed 3 June 2016

We enjoyed the tour of the home and especially the place it has in Confederate history. Beautiful furnishings and art work. The audio tour was interesting and easy to operate. We would highly recommend a visit.

2  Thank Roger P
Reviewed 16 May 2016

This is such a wonderful place to visit. I have visited here on many occasions and always find something new. I am however saddened that the powers that be have decided to not fly the Confederate flag over THE LAST CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY! What...More

1  Thank B C
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