Group Tour Information

Group tours are provided by advanced registration only. Please contact the museum a minimum of two weeks ahead of the date you would like for your tour.

Group tours require a minimum of 10 participants. Maximum numbers are listed with the individual tour descriptions.

Tours are led by a museum educator or docent. Tours may be combined. 

Sutherlin Mansion 
Between the Lines
Danville National Cemetery
Grove Street Cemetery
Green Hill Cemetery
Millionaires Row
• Civil War Sites


Sutherlin Mansion

Watch the video “Major Sutherlin and the Danville Experience” and then tour the Italian Villa style mansion that was home to Major William T. Sutherlin and family. Discover the role this historic house played during the final week of the Confederacy.

Allow 45 minutes+ for tour
Group size: 10 + 
Fee: regular rates apply(minimum fee $40)

For reservations contact:

C. B. Maddox
434-793-5644
cb@danvillemuseum.org

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Between the Lines

This tour explores the role of Danville and its citizens during the Civil War. Participants will take on the identity of a soldier from the 18th Virginia Company and will learn about their commanding officer, how the ladies of Danville helped prepare them for the army, and what their army career entailed.

Allow 1 hour for tour
Group size: 10 - 15
Fee: $5 per person (minimum $50)

For reservations contact:

C.B. Maddox
434-793-5644
cb@danvillemuseum.org

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Danville National Cemetery

This tour explains why Union soldiers were in Danville and how they became buried in this cemetery. This tour is very interactive and includes locating gravesites and making grave rubbings.

Allow 1 hour for small groups or 1.5 for larger groups
Group size: 10 - 40
Fee: $5 per person (minimum $50)

For reservations contact:

C. B. Maddox
434-793-5644
cb@danvillemuseum.org

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Grove Street Cemetery

While strolling through Danville’s oldest cemetery, you will learn the history and lore of some of the city’s earliest inhabitants. 

Allow 1 hour
Group size: 10 - 35
Fee: $5 per person (minimum $50)

For reservations contact:

C.B. Maddox
434-793-5644
cb@danvillemuseum.org

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Green Hill Cemetery

This tour includes information on Civil War and Victorian burial customs, gravestone symbols, architectural features, and glimpses into the past of many noteworthy citizens. This tour involves extensive walking.

Allow 2 to 2.5 hours
Group size: 10 - 40
Fee: $10 per person (minimum $100) 

For reservations contact:
C.B. Maddox
434-793-5644
cb@danvillemuseum.org

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Millionaires' Row

This tour opens with a brief lecture on Victorian architecture and a tour of the Sutherlin Mansion. This is followed with a walking tour of Millionaires' Row. Architectural details will be pointed out along with stories about some of the past residents. This tour does involve walking: wear comfortable shoes.

Allow 1.5 to 2 hours
Group size: 10 - 30 
Fee: $8 per person ($80 minimum)

For reservations contact:

C. B. Maddox
434-793-5644
cb@danvillemuseum.org

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Danville Civil War Sites

Visit the Sutherlin Mansion, the Danville National Cemetery, Major Sutherlin’s grave, and more when you go on this guided tour of Danville’s Civil War History.

Allow 3 to 3.5 hours
Group size: 10 - 35
Fee: $15 per person (minimum $150)

For reservations contact:

C. B. Maddox
434-793-5644
cb@danvillemuseum.org

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