• A Heritage Experience in the Heart of Virginia

  • The Fauquier Historical Society

    A Heritage Experience in the Heart of Virginia's Horse Country

    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

    The Fauquier History Museum will be closed today 11/15/2018 due to inclement weather. We will reopen tomorrow!


    We are honored to be awarded the title of "Best Museum" as voted by the Fauquier Times Readers' Choice Awards 2018!

    General Hours

    Monday, Wednesday-Saturday: 10AM - 4PM

    Sunday: 12-4 PM

    Tuesday: CLOSED



    Adults (18+) $3.50
    Seniors (65+) $2.00
    Military $2.00
    Students (10-18) $1.00
    Children (under 10) 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:

    Erin Clark, Executive Director at director@fauquierhistory.org


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