We trust the rich history and diverse heritage of Louisa County will come alive as you experience our exhibits at the Sargeant Museum. Admission is by donation.
The Sargeant Museum of Louisa County History is open Monday thru Friday 10-4 and Saturdays from 10-1 at 214 Fredericksburg Ave. in Louisa. (Follow the signs to the Museum and Arts Center located throughout the town. We're located on the Arts Center Parking lot) The museum also serves as the orientation center for the Civil War in Lousia County and the Battle of Trevilian Station driving tour.
Louisa County is a family history goldmine (download Genealogy Brochure) and people from all across the nation find they have roots here. Our courthouse records alone date back to 1742 and the historical society has been gathering materials on local and family history for over 40 years. Both the Sargeant Museum and the Louisa County Public Library contain a complete set of the society's magazines and copies of published books on local history. If you are planning a visit to Louisa County and need help guiding your search, we welcome you to contact us . Also, several of our local genealogy experts monitor the Louisa County Rootsweb site where you are welcome to post your queries.
Map and Directions to the Sargeant Museum
Visit our Blog at Louisa County History or join us on Facebook
Louisa County Genealogical Research
Online Archives of Central Virginia museums and historical societies
The African-American Schools of Louisa County