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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Recent Posts

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The Museum will re-open this Saturday, June 25 at 10 am! Thanks to our contractor, volunteers, and the community for your support during the construction to repair the ceiling. Hope you will come by to say hello and visit the Museum as well as our newly stocked Gift Shop! Summer hours are Tues, Thurs, Fri and Sat from 10 am to 3 pm! See you at the Museum! ... See MoreSee Less
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The Museum may be closed for repairs (hoping to open next week - stay tuned!) but we are enjoying hosting programs in our new Courtyard with our community partners! Monday, thousands of bubbles filled the air as over 50 children convened in the Courtyard for the Essex Library's Summer Learning Program Bubble Fest! ... See MoreSee Less
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Thanks to everyone who joined us yesterday for the Courtyard Opening Party. The clouds parted and the rain moved out in time for a lovely community celebration! We are very grateful to so many who have supported this project - thank you! Funds are still needed so if you'd like to purchase a commemorative brick or make a donation to this new community greenspace, please contact us at director@ecmhs.org or visit our webpage at ecmhs.org/max-silver-courtyard/. ... See MoreSee Less
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