General Admission Information

General Admission Information

Lady Astors


975 Main Street
Danville, Virginia 24541

434-793-5644  •

All visitors to the museum during the covid-19 pandemic are asked to wear masks when they enter the museum and to social distance. Masks and sanitizer stations are available to all who enter, but we urge visitors to bring their own PPE. 

The museum maintains a safe environment for our staff, interns, fellows, volunteers and all who visit the DMFAH. Those with health conditions and compromised immune systems are asked to postpone their visits to the museum and to access our tours available online. Please contact us at if you have any question regarding our safety policy.

Museum Hours 

The Museum will be open:

Tuesday - Friday • 10:00am to 5:00pm

Saturday • 12:00 noon to 5:00pm 

Sunday • 2:00 to 5:00pm

Mondays by appointment or chance

We offer self-guided tours through the museum.

An Audio & Photo Tour produced by Joyce Wilburn and David Hutcheson is available online.

A Virtual Tour of the Sutherlin House Museum is also available, hosted by C.B. Maddox.

Sunday: 2:00pm - 5:00pm

The two art galleriesJennings Gallery and Schoolfield GalleryDanville Hall of Fame, Children's Art & History See & Do Room, and the permanent exhibition "Between the Lines: Danville 1861-1865" and the permanent exhibition "The Movement: Danville's Civil Rights" are open during all hours that the Danville Museum is open.

Museum Shop Hours

Tuesday - Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday: 12:00 noon - 5:00pm

Sunday: 2:00pm - 5:00pm

The Museum Gift Shop offers:

  • Hand-crafted items made by local artists
  • Paintings & Prints
  • Pottery
  • Wood Turned Items
  • Books
  • Posters
  • Local honey
  • Ornaments
  • Historical maps
  • T-shirts & Hats


  • $10 - Adult
  • $8 - Senior Citizens (Ages 62+)
  • $4 - Students (Ages 7 through college)
  • Free - Children 6 and under
  • Free - Members of the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History, members of the North American Reciprocal Museum Association, members of the Anne Eliza Johns Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, and active and retired military.
  • Tickets are available for purchase at the Museum's main entrance.