Other History Museums in the Region

How many can you visit? All these history museums are within about an hour’s drive of the Salem Museum!

Bedford County, Bedford
Museum & Genealogical Library
National D-Day Memorial
Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest

Botetourt County, Fincastle
Botetourt County History Museum

Craig County, New Castle
Craig Co Historical Society

Floyd County
Floyd County Historical Society Museum

Franklin County, Rocky Mount, Ferrum
Blue Ridge Institute & Farm Museum
Booker T. Washington National Monument
Franklin County Historical Society

Giles County
Giles County Historical Society

Montgomery County, Christiansburg, Blacksburg, Radford, Shawsville
Blacksburg Museum & Cultural Foundation: Alexander Black House
Cambria Depot
Christiansburg Institute
Coal Mining Heritage Association of Montgomery County 
Glencoe Museum & Gallery
Historic Smithfield Plantation
Meadowbrook Museum
Montgomery Museum of Art and History
Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Museum

Pulaski County, Pulaski
Raymond Ratcliffe Memorial Transportation Museum
Wilderness Road Regional Museum

Roanoke County, Roanoke, Salem, Vinton
Harrison Museum of African American History
History Museum of Western Virginia and O. Winston Link Museum
Salem Museum
Vinton Historical Society & History Museum
Virginia Museum of Transportation

Rockbridge County, Lexington
George C. Marshall Museum
Miller’s House Museum
Rockbridge Historical Society
VMI Museum System: VMI Museum
VMI Museum System: Stonewall Jackson House 
Washington & Lee: Lee Chapel and Museum
Washington & Lee: Reeves Center

Wythe County, Wytheville
Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum
Wytheville Museums: Haller-Gibboney Rock House Museum, Thomas J. Boyd Museum, and Great Lakes to Florida Highway Museum