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Welcome to the Loudoun Museum

As we strive to fulfill our role as the official repository for Loudoun’s history, our mission is to navigate Loudoun County's evolving future, conserve Loudoun's diverse and complete history, interpret authentically, and disseminate knowledge of Loudoun’s culture, history, and natural treasures.

On Display Now
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Caught in the Maelstrom of Civil War: Loudoun Divided

A Fragile Republic: 1800-1825

Vintage Pursuits: Cultivating a Virginia Wine Industry

Upcoming Events
  • First Friday: Letters to Santa
    First Friday: Letters to Santa
    Fri, Dec 03
    Dec 03, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Leesburg, 16 Loudoun St SW, Leesburg, VA 20175, USA
    Stop by the museum before or after the tree lighting to see some of our historic toys and letters to Santa--then write one of your own!
  • History on Tap: Holiday Cheers
    History on Tap: Holiday Cheers
    Thu, Dec 16
    Dec 16, 6:30 PM
    Ashburn, 44652 Guilford Dr #114, Ashburn, VA 20147, USA
    Join the Historians on Tap and special guest Laura Christiansen for some tales of Christmas and winters past while enjoying some seasonal beers in the present---make sure to wear your best festive sweater!
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View Our Extensive Collection Online!

Browse our collection of archives, photos, objects, and more…right from your computer!

Over 5,800 records are currently available online, as well as 4,100 image files related to those records.

These records tell the stories of the people, locations, and events of Loudoun County. Never before has Loudoun’s history been so accessible, and we invite you to take advantage of this amazing cultural resource. Search for specific topics, or browse the items. Images are available for purchase for private and commercial use upon request.

Contact Us

16 Loudoun Street SW Leesburg, Virginia 20175