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Lancaster museum, library reopens by appointment

Beginning Wednesday, April 14, the Lancaster Virginia Historical Society will reopen its museum and library to the public by appointment.

The LVHS facilities had been closed since January due to COVID-19 concerns and the winter season. All visitors will need a reservation and must continue to wear a mask and follow social distancing until further notice.

“We look forward to welcoming museum visitors and library researchers back to our campus in a limited capacity,” executive director Karen Hart said. “Appointments will be available on most Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. For the museum and gift shop, we are offering appointments on the hour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for up to six people in a group. Same-day reservations may be possible.”

Entry to the museum includes a self-guided tour of the current exhibit, “Digging Into Archaeology: Uncovering Pieces of Lancaster’s Past” featuring artifacts and interpretation from past digs at the William Ball property, Millenbeck, and the ...

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