John Fox Jr. Museum

117 Shawnee Ave. E.
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219- Map It
Phone: (276) 523-2747

AAA Editor Notes

John Fox Jr. Museum is at 117 Shawnee Ave. E. This is the 1888 family home of novelist John Fox Jr. The 22-room house contains original furnishings and memorabilia. It was here that Fox wrote “The Trail of the Lonesome Pine” and other works inspired by life in the Appalachian Mountains. Guided tours are available.
$3; $2 (ages 55+ and students with ID); $1 (ages 6-12).
Hours: Thurs.-Sat. 2-6, Thurs. after Memorial Day-Labor Day weekend; by appointment rest of year. Closed July 4. Allow 30 minutes minimum.