280 Lithia Road
Wytheville, VA 24382
Phone: (276) 228-5525
Fax: (276) 228-5010
Arts & Museums
The Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum...Heritage, History, and Romance. These three words describe the story inherent to the life of First Lady, Mrs. Wilson, wife of President Woodrow Wilson. This is a story that embodies heritage; a proud, prominent Virginia family, direct descendants of Pocahontas. The Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum is located on the first level of the Bolling Home at 145 East Main Street in Wytheville, Virginia. Seasonal pre-renovated tours of the Bolling Home are available April-October.\
Providing an opportunity to learn about the history of the people and places of Wythe County, this museum's collection includes Wytheville's first fire truck circa 1855, early farming equipment and tools, military uniforms, Civil War displays, photographs of early schools and churches, and artifacts from the mining industry.
Housed in the Pulaski Railway Station, which was constructed in 1886, this museum contains exhibits that depict the history and culture of the Pulaski area, including historic photographs, items from the founding industries and the Town's railroad past, newspapers chronicling important events locally and nationally, and a model railroad display.
Founded to foster and furnish activities, programs, and facilities that increase the understanding and enjoyment of the fine arts, this center offers a wide range of exhibitions, poetry and literary readings, musical programs, and lectures.
Located just 15 minutes south of Bluefield on I-77, at exit 58. this re-constructed, palisade village was built to duplicate archaeological records of an Indian Village that was carbon dated 1215. Visit the Artifact Museum and the re-created Indian Village, where guides trained in primitive skills give hands-on tours. Admission is charged. A museum gift shop and covered picnic area are also available. Open daily 9am to 5pm.
See thousands of pieces of memorabilia at this museum that depicts a coal camp house. Open May through September by appointment only, this museum charges no admission.
The Arts and Science Center houses an art gallery with monthly changing exhibits and the Science Center of West Virginia. The Science Center (304-325-8855) is a 10,000 square foot gallery that features world class exhibits on sound, motion, gravity, and other subjects.
Home to the largest Tesla coil in West Virginia, the over 10,000 square-foot Science Center of West Virginia features hands-on exhibits and such weekly programs as Starlab planetarium presentations and electricity and lightning demonstrations.