The City of Petersburg operates three museums and two visitors' centers through its Department of Tourism. The Department also offers walking tours, special lectures, temporary exhibits and other special events throughout the year.
Explore Petersburg's rich history by visiting the Petersburg Museums where the City's past comes alive through art, architecture, decorative arts and Civil War artifacts. In addition to permanent and temporary exhibitions, the Museums have a rich archives of photographs, documents and artifacts pertaining to Petersburg's history from the pre-Revolutionary War era through the twentieth century.
Hours of Operation
Museums: Monday-Saturday, 10am-5pm; Sunday, 1-5pm
Old Towne Visitor Center: Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm; Sunday, 12pm-5pm
Carson Visitor Center: Monday-Sunday, 9am-4pm