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Virginia Quilt Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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A truly amazing museum!

We stayed overnight in Harrisonburg so that I could visit the quilt museum. Being a quilter I am... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Janet W
Hastings, United Kingdom
An interesting house that has a museum in it

There is parking behind the museum. There are 6 or 7 spaces devoted to the museum but a huge free... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2018
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The Commonwealth is proud to call the Virginia Quilt Museum its official quilt museum. Nestled in the heart of Harrisonburg's downtown historic district, the Museum is considered a resource center for the study of quilts and their place in the...more
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301 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-3606
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed overnight in Harrisonburg so that I could visit the quilt museum. Being a quilter I am fascinated by the beautiful work of quilters through the centuries. This museum has the most wonderful displays of old and modern quilts in a range of rooms...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Janet W
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

There is parking behind the museum. There are 6 or 7 spaces devoted to the museum but a huge free lot behind that. The building interested my husband as much as the quilts interested me. It was fun to look at them and appreciate how...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

One of the main attractions in the city. Visiting this museum reminded me of my grandmothers quilting days in setting the frame around the dining room table. Quilting is such a beautiful art and to think of the time and delicate work that goes into...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed October 21, 2018

If you love quilts, you'll really enjoy this place. Even if you don't, you'll still enjoy and be amazed at the displays! Knowledgeable, helpful staff. Three stories. The basement featured quilt displays & told a little history about the house and those who lived there....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Visited the quilt museum and was impressed by the variety and presentation of the quilts from the past. Great visit as all questions answered. Good place to pick up patterns and literature. Recommend a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Loved just walking around and reading all of the information at this museum. Lots of info about the house and the quilts. Friendly ladies at the front desk also. They were so kind.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

The staff were so friendly and knowledgeable they answered all my questions. I felt like I was in a private home just wandering around looking at all of the beautiful rooms and the decor and oh yeah - the Quilts! It was a lovely way...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

The Virginia Quilt Museum is a must go for all Quilters. Even though it is very small you will get a great look at what is happening in th area.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

Many beautiful works of art on display. Plucks at your imagination and reminds you of the past. Vignettes are ever changing but a lot of stairs to see it all. Would not recommend for a large group as some areas are narrow. A small gift...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank wrld2visit
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

What more can I say. Even my husband was impressed. The work produced here is inspiring and beautifully made. Over 3 floors, it displays work made by local people. The top floor (when we were there) was dedicated to the 50th Anniversary of the first...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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