Here’s the latest on what to expect during your visit.
The museum is open weekdays from 10 am – 4 pm and weekends from 10 am – 5 pm. The grounds, Museum Shop, and Stafford County Visitor Center are open daily from 10am – 5pm.
Will I have to wear a mask?
All guests are required to wear a mask while indoors. Plan on bringing your own mask although the front desk has complimentary masks in case you forget.
What precautions are in place?
- Hand-sanitizing stations are placed throughout the property.
- All staff members who interact with the public indoors will wear masks.
- A plexiglass barrier is in place at the front desk.
- Anyone feeling sick is asked to stay safe at home.
Have the Museum’s entrance and exit changed?
Slightly. In order to ensure a one-way flow through the Visitor Center, people will enter through the front doors, but will exit the property through a side, garden gate. Re-entry to the Center can be made through the front doors.
Have the tours changed?
A bit. The Video Orientation Gallery is closed for the foreseeable future so it’s advisable to watch our orientation video prior to your visit. Tour sizes have been reduced and physical distancing will be observed indoors.
Can I schedule a photography session?
Yes! Refer to our Photography guidelines for details.
How do I buy a ticket?
Tickets may be purchased in person at the Visitor Center.
Are wheelchairs available?
Yes, we have transport chairs available upon request.
Can group tours be scheduled?
Can I rent the Pavilion?
Please contact assistant director/curator Joanna Catron for rental updates.
Are the grounds and hiking trails open?
Yes. Please practice social distancing while enjoying our grounds.
How has museum programming been affected?
We are offering both virtual and in-person programming. Check out our Calendar of Events.
What if I can’t visit in person?
Check out our virtual resources.
If you have any questions or concerns about the museum’s operating status, contact Executive Director Scott Harris or call the front desk at 540-654-1844.