Miles B. Carpenter Museum Complex

Miles B. Carpenter Folk Art Museum
201 Hunter Street
Waverly, VA 23890
Region Central Virginia
Locality Sussex
Phone: (804) 834-2151
After 11 am: (804) 834-2969

The Miles B. Carpenter Museum Complex in Waverly is home to the First Peanut Museum. In addition to a myriad of peanut memorabilia to encompass the complete history of the peanut, the complex also includes the home of Miles B. Carpenter, the folk artist who is probably best known for his depiction of the slice of watermelon with a bite taken out of it. The museum is located near the intersection of Rt. 460 and Rt. 40 and is open Thursday through Monday from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Admission is based upon voluntary donations.

Last Updated: 11/21/2013 4:11 PM
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