MacCallum More Museum and Gardens

Corner of Walker and Hudgins St
Chase City, VA
Houses Native American Collection and other area exhibits along with rotating art exhibits
Taken by Frank Timberlake
Taken by Frank Timberlake
Taken by Frank Timberlake
Featuring Dr. Charles Kinzer and Friends
Taken by Frank Timberlake
MacCallum More Museum and Gardens. Established 1929
603 Hudgins Street
Chase City, VA 23924
Region Southern Virginia
Locality Mecklenburg
Phone: (434) 372-0502
Fax: (434) 372-3483

MacCallum More, Scottish for Home of the Clan, was begun in 1929 by Lucy M. Hudgins, wife of Edward W. Hudgins, former Chief Justice of the Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. Listed on the Virginia Landmark Registry and the National Historic Register.

The gardens feature an arboretum, herb, wildflower, rose and theme gardens, as well as, fountains and eclectic imported works of art.

The museum houses permanent exhibits: The Arthur Robertson Exhibit contains Indian artifacts dated 9500BC-1600AD; The Thyne Institute Exhibit tells the story of an African-American boarding school est. in 1876; & Chase City interests such as The Mecklenburg Hotel Exhibit containing memorabilia from the hotel built in 1903 famous for its curative waters. The newest exhibit details the founding of Estes Express Lines in Chase City in the 1930's and follows its growth to the present day.  the The museum showcases revolving art displays of varied mediums.

There is a Gift Shop on the premises.

Admission Fee: Donation $2 to walk gardens, $5 to tour museum and walk gardens

Upcoming Events
Jazz in the Gardens at MacCallum More May 3, 2015
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Last Updated: 6/9/2014 9:38 AM
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