110 East Arbor Lane
Eden, NC 27288
Phone: (336) 627-5131
Fax: (336) 623-1278
Arts & Museums
A museum partner of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, this arts association offers a varied performing arts series, as well as state-of-the-art gallery displays exhibiting local, regional, and international artists. They also offer lectures, classes, and musical recitals.
Established in 1984, Virginia Museum of Natural History is since educating people of all ages about various aspects of nature. The museum is home to more than 22 million objects including some award-winning exhibits. The museum has a wide array of items displaying the evolution of various types dinosaurs and their remains. Apart from a wide array of permanent exhibits including The Harvest Foundation of the Piedmont Great Hall, How Nature Works, Fossil Overlook, the museum also showcases several temporary exhibits. They also conduct lectures and educational programs for children. Visit their website to know more.
An excellent collection of mounted animals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and insects, as well as Indian artifacts, fossils and minerals, are housed at this 5,000 square foot museum which also contains 12 dioramas housing part of the bird collection in their natural habitat.
This 1857 Italian Villa house is best known as the Last Capitol of The Confederacy and is the place where Jefferson Davis resided during the final week of the Civil War. It was here that Davis and his Confederate government received word that Lee had surrendered at nearby Appomattox. This house museum now offers historical displays and revolving art exhibits and a gift shop is on site.
At Danville Science Center, explore the intriguing phenomena of our natural and physical world in a fun-filled manner. Browse through natural history collections, learn to design a butterfly garden and delve deeper into the mysteries of the brain. The state-of-the-art dome theater showcases films on wildlife and astronomy.
Journey through the pages of military history and prepare yourself for an awesome adventure that both young and old will enjoy. The most extensive international collection of Tank and Cavalry artifacts, dating from 1509 to the present, to be found in the world can be found at this museum.