For Teachers and Students

Focus on two significant events

Oakland Museum is dedicated to sharing the history of Nelson County and Central Virginia, with an emphasis on two events that contributed to the character and direction of county. We have created exhibits about these events:


An important part of our mission is to work with teachers and students from school systems throughout the area. We have given tours for numerous school classes.

Please call 434-277-5526 to arrange a tour.

Lesson plans

We invite you to review the related lesson plans developed by Nelson County teachers:

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Updated 10 August 2016.