A Cultural Collection at The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley

msvThe Museum of the Shenandoah Valley has a mission to “to preserve and enrich the cultural life and heritage of the Valley.” Located in Winchester, Virginia, this preserver of history presents everything from artwork to outdoor events to historic exhibitions: “Designed by Michael Graves, the MSV anchors a regional history museum complex that also includes the Glen Burnie Historic House and six acres of spectacular gardens” (Shenandoah at War). Besides the exhibits, the museum also provides its guests with a Museum Store and a Museum Café, where you can browse, eat, and drink amidst the displays.


Upcoming Events:

August 23, 2014: Shenandoah Valley TasteFest– This free event offers cooking demonstrations, local food samples, vegetable lectures, and children’s activities, all of which goes encourages the Valley’s agricultural traditions.

August 24, 2014: Circa Blue Concert: Enjoy the instrumentations of bluegrass and “newgrass” from this West Virginia band that made its album debut in 2012.

September 3, 2014: Garden Walkabout: Take a guided tour through the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley’s gardens with the Director of Gardens, Perry Mathewes.

September 6, 2014: Second Time Around Preview Art Party: This is a celebration of the MSV’s first contemporary art exhibition.

September 14, 2014: Skyline Indie Film Fest: The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley will host Winchester’s Second Annual Skyline Indie Film Fest.

Explore the history, art, and culture of the Shenandoah Valley at this museum, then return to the historic comfort of your own room at one of our inns. We look forward to seeing you!