• A Heritage Experience in the Heart of Virginia

  • The Fauquier Historical Society

    We are open now! Come see our new exhibit on Freedom Seekers (Runaway Slaves) in Fauquier County.

    Our Mission

    We aim to stimulate interest in Fauquier County and Virginia history by preserving the evidence of our past, connecting it to our present and educating the community about its importance to our future.

    Our Society & Museum

    The Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail

    The Fauquier Historical Society has over 300 members dedicated to preserving Fauquier County's rich history. We maintain a local museum, housed in an 1808 jail, in Warrenton beside the Fauquier County Courthouse.

    Hours & Admission

    Voted "Best Local Museum" by The Fauquier Times Readers' Choice

    2018 & 2019 & 2020!

    Current Hours

    Wednesday-Monday, 11AM - 4PM

    Tuesday: CLOSED

    **The museum will be closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, & Easter.



    Adults (18+) $5
    Seniors (65+) $3.50
    Military $3.50

    Students (w/ID): $2
    Children (6 and over) $2
    Children under 6 are FREE

    Special rates available for groups of 15 or more. Please call (540) 347-5525 for details.

    Join our Volunteer Team!

    The Fauquier Historical Society is looking for passionate, dedicated, and engaging volunteers to interact with visitors at the Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail.


    For more information about volunteer opportunities, please contact info@fauquierhistory.org


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