Wytheville’s Heritage Preservation Center

115 W. Spiller St.
Wytheville, VA 24382- Map It
(276) 223-3330

AAA Editor Notes

Wytheville’s Heritage Preservation Center, 115 W. Spiller St., is in a former schoolhouse; the site encompasses a visitor orientation area, a genealogical library, two historic houses and a restored gas station. The Thomas J. Boyd Museum, 295 Tazewell St., features an interactive exhibit about the 1950s polio epidemic, Civil War displays and local history exhibits. Focusing on 19th-century family life and early medicine, the Haller-Gibboney Rock House Museum, 205 Tazewell St., is the former home of Wytheville's first resident physician. The Great Lakes to Florida Museum, 975 Tazewell St., is housed in a restored 1926 gas station and recalls the days when Route 21 was the main road from Ohio to Florida. Guided tours are available.
Preservation center free. Thomas J. Boyd Museum, Haller-Gibboney Rock House Museum or Great Lakes to Florida Museum $4; $2 (ages 6-12). Admission to two museums $7; $6 (ages 65+); $3 (ages 6-12). Admission to all three museums $11; $10 (ages 65+); $5 (ages 6-12).
Hours: Preservation center Mon.-Fri. 8-5. Museums Tues.-Fri. 10-4, Sat. noon-4. Guided tours are given on the hour. Last tour begins 1 hour before closing.