Museum Information

Essex and its county seat, Tappahannock, lie on the beautiful Rappahannock River in Virginia’s Middle Peninsula. 
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Board of Directors & Staff

A list of the current Board of Directors and staff.
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Contact Us

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Recent Posts

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Just in time for 3rd Thursday, we have restocked our Rappahannock Gift Shop with some of our best sellers! Come in to browse our selection of unique gifts and stay for Round 3 of our Scavenger History Hunt! We'll be open Thursday, Friday and Saturday (for the Farmer's Market) and hope to see you at the Museum! ... See MoreSee Less
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Construction for the new Max Silver Memorial Courtyard next to the Museum is underway! Thanks to everyone who attended yesterday's groundbreaking event. Be sure to check out the photos of our progress here on our FB page over the next few weeks and learn how you can support this community effort! ... See MoreSee Less
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The Museum will be open this Friday 10-1 pm and on Saturday from 12:30 - 3pm this weekend. Come in and get out of the heat! See you at the Museum! ... See MoreSee Less
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