The Fauquier Historical Society
We are open now! Come see our new recreated 1823 Jail Cell!
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 museum has reopened! Look below for our revised hours and restrictions.
Voted "Best Local Museum" by The Fauquier Times Readers' Choice
2018 & 2019 & 2020!
Thursday-Monday, 11AM - 4PM
Tuesday, Wednesday: CLOSED
**The museum will be closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, & Easter.
Covid-19 Restrictions and Policies
We ask that visitors adhere to the following requirements:
We are under a 10 person max limitation. If we are at capacity when you arrive, not to worry! We will take your name, number and direct you to some great places you can check out in old town Warrenton while you are waiting. When our numbers go down, we will call and tell you we are ready!
Adults (18+) $5
Seniors (65+) $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 email@example.com
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