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The Fredericksburg Area Museum/ Market Square

The Fredericksburg Area MuseumThe Fredericksburg Area Museum

The Fredericksburg Area Museum

  • Learn about the history of the city of Fredericksburg and its development from a colonial to a modern city
  • Learn about the history of Market Square and how it is still an important venue in the city of Fredericksburg
  • Permanent Exhibitions include: George Washington and the Masonic Tradition; Fredericksburg at War; Not So Current Currency; and Portal, Passage, Power: An American River Town
  • Be sure to check out “Second Saturdays at the Museum,” a weekly, family friendly program that includes hands-on activities and crafts

Fun Fact: The ground floor of the museum was initially an open-air arcade where vendors would market their goods.