Arrive at Martinsville-Henry County Visitor Center and receive a personal welcome and sightseeing tour led by a local step-on guide. While there, visit the Southern Virginia Artisan Center & Patrick Henry Community College School of Craft and Design. A must-see attraction in Historic Uptown Martinsville! Browse local and regional arts and crafts and learn about the area from the Martinsville-Henry County Visitor Center which is co-located in the facility to provide you with opportunities for discovery. Whether you're a budding artisan, or master craftsman your trip can include hands-on art or craft class. Workshops are available in your chosen art or craft including woodworking, pottery, decorative painting, quilting, stained glass, and culinary arts.
Next, visit Historic UpTown Martinsville. Enjoy dining & shopping at its finest with numerous quaint small shops and eateries. Don't miss the Martinsville Furniture Outlet featuring famous names like Bassett, Hooker, American, Stanley and more. Be sure to take in the guided Walking Tour of Historic Uptown Martinsville. Schedule a guided tour or pick up a brochure from the Visitor Center to take a stroll on your own.
Visit the Virginia Museum of Natural History and experience the natural diversity of Virginia! With over 22 million items in their collections, the museum is at the forefront of scientific discovery of the natural world in Virginia. Eight scientists actively engage in research on subjects ranging from dinosaurs to millipedes and the museum shares new discoveries with exhibits, programs, publications, field trips, and teacher education. In addition to guided group tours and programs, the Virginia Museum of Natural History also offers educational Sleepovers for groups of 15 or more.
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