Museum Information

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

Board of Directors & Staff

A list of the current Board of Directors and staff.

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Recent Posts

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We are beyond grateful for the outpouring of support we've received from our community and volunteers this week as we've worked to secure the Museum and our collections while repairs are made to the ceiling. If you haven't heard, the ceiling in the Gift Shop collapsed earlier this week and thankfully no one was in the Museum at the time. However, upon inspection, our contractor realized we needed to remove the old plaster ceiling that was crumbing behind the dropped tiles and, as a result, the Museum will be closed for a few weeks. The Courtyard is open however, so come enjoy the beautiful scenery while the dust flies inside the Museum! ... See MoreSee Less
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