The Virginia Quilt Museum features both antique and historic quilts in an 1856 home which showcases history, architecture, and quilts and their stories.
The Virginia Quilt Museum is located in an 1856 home on Harrisonburg’s Main Street, built for Col. Tiff and Virginia Warren. Col. Warren, leader of the Tenth Virginia Regiment, was killed at The Wilderness, but Jennie and their 3 children lived on here for several years. The home served as an informal hospital, and it was here that Joseph Latimer, the Boy Major of the Confederacy, died from injuries incurred at Gettysburg. A room with Civil War era quilts and artifacts tells stories of this important time. The museum features 3 quilt exhibits yearly, ranging from antique to contemporary, and the self guided tour allows visitors to spend as much time as desired studying each item. A museum shop and an exhibit of antique sewing machines completes the museum experience.
Guided tours available with advanced notice
Admission Fee/Ticket Price:
Adults $7, 5-22 $5 under 5 free