Avoca Museum

Avoca Museum
Avoca Museum
Address
Avoca Museum
1514 Main Street
Altavista, VA 24517
Region Central Virginia
Locality Campbell
Phone: (434) 369-1076
Fax: (434) 369-1077
Email educationoffice@embarqmail.com
Avoca Museum www.avocamuseum.org

Avoca, the principal architectural landmark of the Town of Altavista, is an American Queen Anne-style house, designed by architect J.M.B. Lewis and built in 1901. Designated a Virginia Historic Landmark and listed in the National Register of Historic Places, Avoca is the homesite of Colonel Charles Lynch, Revolutionary War hero. On the of grounds of the Museum, visitors may tour the Avoca mansion and original, Revolutionary War era kitchen, as well as 18th century outbuildings. Avoca also feautres and 1880's log cabin. Avoca is home to an impressive Civil War exhibit and the Juliette Fauntleroy Native American Artifact Collection, one of the largest in the state. Avoca's grounds also feaute a restored Victorian Garden and the Donal and Nancy Dinwiddie Arboretum opened in 2007!



Admission Fee: $5 adults, $4 Seniors, $2.00 under 18, Under 6 free

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Last Updated: 4/19/2013 9:48 AM
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