Lynchburg Museum at the Old Court House

The Mission of the Lynchburg Museum System is to collect, interpret, and preserve the history and material culture of Lynchburg and surrounding area. Located on Court Street, at the top of Monument Terrace, the Lynchburg Museum offers visitors three floors of exhibits covering the founding of Lynchburg through present day. In the downstairs gallery, A Great Change in the Situation of Man: Lynchburg's Railroads will be on display until December 31, 2016 and A Feast For the Eyes: Quilts & Textiles from Central Virginia is on display in the second floor galleries until December 31, 2016.


The Lynchburg Museum at the Old Courthouse is located at 901 Court Street in Lynchburg.



One and two hour on street parking is available on Court Street. There is also a metered parking deck located behind the Museum. Visitors can park in the second level of the deck accessible from the 9th Street entrance. For more information about parking in downtown please refer to the City of Lynchburg's Parking Guide


The handicapped entrance to the Museum is located at the rear of the Museum. Please come to the back entrance of the Museum and ring both door bells. A staff member will be there shortly to let you in to the Museum.