Virginia Heritage Museum

Operated by the Virginia Area Historical Society, the Virginia Heritage Museum is located on the edge of Olcott Park and includes the former park superintendent’s residence, a Finnish log house and a tourist cabin. Permanent exhibits depict the town’s logging and lumbering history. Admission is free but donations are appreciated.

Hours & Rates

Open Wednesday-Saturday, May 1-September 30, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursday-Saturday October 1-April 30, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Interesting Facts

The Virginia Area Historical Society is working in partnership with Friends of B’nai Abraham to make the region’s last remaining synagogue into a museum and cultural center. The synagogue is located at the corner of 4th Avenue and 5th Street South in Virginia. During the summer the center is open on Wednesdays and Fridays from 1:00 until 3:00 or at other times by appointment. In the fall, winter and spring it’s open by appointment only. Please call 218-741-1136 to make arrangements. In addition to historical displays, visitors will enjoy the building itself which has been beautifully restored.

Contact

Call (218) 741-1136, visit the website by clicking here, or visit them on Facebook.