Blue Ridge Institute and Museum

20 Museum Dr.
Ferrum, VA 24088- Map It
(540) 365-4416

AAA Editor Notes

Blue Ridge Institute and Museum is on SR 40W on the campus of Ferrum College. Preserving the heritage of the Blue Ridge region, the museum houses both permanent and changing exhibits about Blue Ridge folklife. The Blue Ridge Farm Museum, a re-created German-American farm, illustrates early 19th-century life complete with period furnishings and costumed interpreters. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.
Blue Ridge Institute and Museum galleries free. Farm museum $4.
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10-4 (also Sun. 1-5, mid-May to mid-Aug.). Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas. Hours vary during holiday weeks; phone ahead to confirm schedule.