Fort Chiswell Animal Park

Address 569 Red Hollow Road, Max Meadows, VA, 24360 CAUTION: DO NOT USE YOUR GPS TO FIND US! Mapquest and Google Maps can also be misleading. Read below for directions or give us a call at 276-637-6754. www.fortchiswellanimalpark.com Phone: (276) 637-6754 E-mail: jt@fortchiswellanimalpark.com Directions: Take Exit 80 off I-81/I-77 and turn towards Fort Chiswell onto…

Wytheville Training School Cultural Center

410 E. Franklin St, Wytheville, VA, 24382 Telephone (276) 625-0042 The purpose of the Wytheville Training School Cultural Center Inc. (W.T.S.C.C., Inc.) is to preserve the buildings and grounds of the historic Wytheville Training School and the adjoining Benjamin McKinney house. The organization’s goal is to promote the understanding and appreciation of Wythe County’s African/American…

Thomas J. Boyd Museum

295 Tazewell Street, Wytheville, VA, 24382 museums.wytheville.org Telephone (276) 223-3330 The Thomas J. Boyd Museum opened in December 1983. Located beside the Haller-Gibboney Rock House, the Boyd Museum is named for Thomas Jefferson Boyd who is known as the “Father of Wytheville” (he was an attorney, Town mayor, surveyor, hotel builder and Virginia Legislator). The…

The Museum Shop

975 Tazewell Street,, Wytheville, VA 24382 museums.wytheville.org Now Located at the E. Lee Trinkle Regional Visitors Center Local and regional books and music, local artisan products, Wytheville and Virginia is for Lovers products. Telephone (276) 223-3372 E-mail musshop@wytheville.org

The Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum

145 East Main Street, Wytheville, VA www.edithbollingwilson.org Telephone (276) 223-3484 Tuesday – Friday: 10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. Saturday: 11:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. “History, Heritage, and Romance.” These three words describe the story of the collection of artifacts, photographs, china, and furniture on display at the Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum. Each helps to…

Shot Tower Historical State Park

283 Pauley Flatwoods Road, Austinsville, VA 24312 www.virginiastateparks.gov Overlooking the New River, Shot Tower was built more than 200 years ago to make ammunition for the firearms of the early settlers. Lead from the nearby Austinville Mines was melted in a kettle atop the 75-foot tower and poured through a sieve, falling through the tower…