General Admission Information

General Admission Information

Lady Astors


975 Main Street
Danville, Virginia 24541

434-793-5644  •

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

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 on our website via YouTube, hosted by C.B. Maddox.

Exhibitions at the Museum

There are two art galleries at the Museum. Jennings Gallery offers different / revolving art exhibitions and Schoolfield Gallery which currently holds our long-term exhibition Camilla Williams. The Museum also holds the Danville Hall of Fame, a permanent exhibition "Between the Lines: Danville 1861 - 1865" and a permanent exhibition "The Movement: Danville's Civil Rights", which are open during all hours that the Danville Museum is open. The Children's Art & History See & Do Room is available for classes and small exhibits.

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
  • Jewelry
  • Paintings & Prints
  • Pottery
  • Wood Turned Items
  • Books
  • Posters
  • Local honey
  • Ornaments
  • Historical maps
  • T-shirts & Hats


Tickets are available for purchase at the Museum's main entrance. Cash and Credit Cards are accepted.

  • $10 - Adult
  • $8 - Senior Citizens (Ages 62+)
  • $4 - Students (Ages 7 through college)
  • Free - Students on assignment with their school
  • Free - Children 6 and under
  • Free - Active and Retired Service Members
  • Free - Members of the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History with membership card
  • Free - Members of the North American Reciprocal Museum Association (NARMA)
  • Free - Members of the Anne Eliza Johns Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC)
  • The 2nd Weekend (Saturday and Sunday) of each Month is Free Admission Weekend