The Montgomery Museum &
Lewis Miller Regional Art Center
Chartered in 1983 the Montgomery Museum and Lewis Miller Regional Art Center, Inc. is a nonprofit organization with a mission to preserve and present the history of Montgomery County and region for the benefit of county citizens, visitors, and researchers.
The museum supports a variety of activities and programs which increase awareness and understanding of local history and culture.
* Research and genealogy library
* More than 20,000 historic photographs
*More than 5,000 historic objects and documents
* New history exhibit every 9 months
*Oral History projects and video with the Montgomery County Public Relations Department
The museum also highlights the role of art in American culture by exhibiting the work of regional artists.
* 6 art exhibits each year
* 2 annual student art exhibits
* Art classes and workshops
The museum celebrates our community and culture with family-friendly events.
May 20, 2017 - Cruisin' Christiansburg
June 17, 2017 - Mountains of Music on Main - a Crooked Road event
August 26, 2017 - Heritage Day
The museum is housed in the former Christiansburg Presbyterian Church Manse built in 1852 on land donated by the Craig Family. The house was the home to the Pepper family for many years. The beautiful gardens include many native plants and are managed by Master Gardeners at Virginia Tech.
photo credits: Bill Poff, Jean Galloway, Charlotte Chan, Montgomery County, and D. D. Lester Collection at Montgomery Museum