Meet the Historic Area’s expert tradespeople in the galleries. Visit with the wigmakers, tailors, printers, cabinetmakers, engravers, harpsichord-makers, or silversmiths in the open space of the Art Museums as they demonstrate the techniques and tools used in their trades.
Dates & Times
Tradespeople in the Galleries
Visit with the Gunsmith
Discover three 18th-century Virginia rifles made along the Great Wagon Road during this photographic study.
Art Museums Admission
Visit with the Apothecary
Discover how much, and how little, medicine has changed since the time of George Washington. Limited seating.
Explore the cells where prisoners were held as they awaited trial and punishment.