The Essex Museum has reopened on a limited basis!  Starting May 1, the Museum, and the Rappahannock Gift Shop, located at 218 Water Street in the heart of Tappahannock, is open from 10 am to 3 pm on Tuesdays and Saturdays. All federal and state guidelines will be followed to ensure the safety of our visitors and volunteer docents.  We look forward to seeing you at the Museum!