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The Museum showcases Bedford's history, including early Native American life through the War Between the States, and further into the Twentieth Century.  The Mission of the Bedford Museum and Genealogical Library is to develop and maintain files for genealogical and historical research as well as collecting, preserving, and interpreting objects of historical significance to the Town of Bedford and Bedford County, Virginia.  
                                                                     

Weekly Bluegrass Music

Jam sessions and hosted Bluegrass bands for the community to enjoy on Friday nights.

Further Information

 

 

New Additions to the Online Gift Shop

We now offer a selection of our gift shop items on our website. Instead of just books

and maps, we now have a small selection of knick knacks and gifts that make our gift

 shop a place to consider when buying for that history buff in your family.

Gifts and Knick Knack

New Books at the Museum

Price: $14.99

S&H: $5.00

 

Price: $19.99

S&H: $6.00

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 10AM to 5PM; Open on Saturday from 10AM until 5PM. Closed Sundays, and National Holidays.

The Museum and Genealogical Library is free and open to the public, however a $3.00 donation is suggested per adult.

Telephone: 540-586-4520 Postal address:  201 East Main Street Bedford, VA 24523 Email: bccm-info@BedfordVAMuseum.org

Associations: Virginia Association of Museums, American Association of Museums,

American Association for State and Local History, Virginia Genealogical Society

Bedford, Virginia Informational sites:

A History of Bedford County, VA http://www.tommymarkham.com/BedfordCounty/BCV.htm

Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce   www.BedfordAreaChamber.com

Bedford Welcome Center   www.visitBedford.com