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Bedford Museum & Genealogical Library

Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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The Bedford Museum is small but has an interesting collection and is easily worth an hour or so to... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2017
Forest, Virginia
Love the Bedford Museum!!

A definite must if you are in Bedford. Love the displays. The staff is amazing. We love the... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Crystal O
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“Love the Bedford Museum!!”
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201 E Main St, Bedford, VA 24523-2012
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

The Bedford Museum is small but has an interesting collection and is easily worth an hour or so to peruse. The train display is well done. The staff is friendly. I understand that there is good reference material in the Genealogical Library section. Donations are...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

A definite must if you are in Bedford. Love the displays. The staff is amazing. We love the train exhibit during the holidays. Also a great place to look up your family tree.

Thank Crystal O
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The history that resides in Bedford is incredible and the staff will insure you have a good tour and visit. The museum tells its own story as you travel between room and floors of the museum. A fantastic way to learn Bedford history and enjoy...More

1  Thank Doug B
Reviewed 2 July 2016

My wife and I stopped here to do some genealogy research while we were visiting Virginia. The staff was very helpful and the records are pretty good for Bedford County. The museum is interesting and there is a small gift shop. A $5 per person...More

Thank NatureChaser
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

The museum is situated within walking distance of some very nice shops in Bedford. The towns heritage is evident when looking at the artifacts within the museum itself. The staff is helpful and knowledgeable of the museum, the town and surrounding area. A very good...More

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 20 May 2016

I live in Bedford and have traveled all over the US and this is one of the most interesting museums I have been too. It has such a great genealogical libraries. The staff is very helpful.

Thank CPowers1960
Reviewed 16 January 2016

We came to the Bedford Museum and Genealogical Library to see the Christmas train display. While there, we explored the museum and their exhibits. It was an unexpected surprise. I enjoyed walking through the museum and learning about Bedford Boys and the history of Bedford...More

1  Thank Katey H
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

I visited here today to obtain information on my family history. I purchased several books that have references to my ancestors. I very much enjoyed my visit. The staff was very friendly and accommodating.

1  Thank Sean M
Reviewed 14 October 2015

This is the first time I have been through. It is convenient in location. It was nice to browse through during our time at Centerfest.

Thank jkbrown2
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Well worth a visit if you enjoy seeing Native American, Civil War, and other war artifacts. Bedford County history is well-preserved here!

Thank 540jeffreyf
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