Museums and Art Centers
Harry W. Meador, Jr. to whom this museum is dedicated, was a tireless advocate of the coal-mining industry in general, and of the Westmoreland Coal Company in particular.
Combining the career of Dr. Ralph Stanley with the history of traditional mountain music, this state-of-the-art, interactive museum will allow you to see and hear this particular style of American music in its original setting: the mountains of southwestern Virginia. Follow the career of Ralph Stanley & the Stanley Brothers through the exhibits and learn how the environment and traditional music influenced their style.
Located just off 19-460 on Crab Orchard Road3663 Crab Orchard RoadTazewell, VA 2651(276) 988-6755
Crab Orchard Museum and Pioneer Park opened in 1982 as a non-profit historical museum named for the National Landmark historic site on which we are located.
Step back in time and visit the home that was a part of this famous author's writing career.
10 West First StreetBig Stone Gap, VA 24219(276) 523-1322
An education museum exhibiting a part of Southwest Virginia's rich heritage.
The Saltville Foundation was incorporated as a non-profit organization in October of 1991 with the goal of establishing a modern research and exhibit museum, outdoor interpretive trails and living history exhibits, and community outreach program that would encourage and facilitate the preservation, understanding, and appreciation of the natural and cultural heritage of the middle Appalachian region.
William King Museum is the only facility of its kind serving far Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee. Located in Abingdon, this non-profit regional art museum and arts education center is Virginia's only nationally-accredited museum west of Roanoke.
The Paramount Center for the Arts is dedicated to the presentation and production of diverse, high-quality programming in live performance, arts-in-education, visual arts, and film.
Main StreetPocahontas, VA 24635(276) 988-5091