The Sargeant Museum features six basic themes which tell the story of Louisa County and its place in American history. The six themes are:
Native People - Numerous artifacts and paintings illustrate the story of the first peoples who lived in the area we now call Louisa County.
The American Revolution - The roots of the American Revoluntion in Virginia are illustrated through the life of Patrick Henry and Dabney Carr and educate about the Colonial period and the Revolutionary War.
Education – A pictorial history depicts the stages of education beginning in the colonial period through the creation of the community college syste, including the education of African-Americans udring segregation.
The Civil War - Artifacts, maps and displays tell the story of Louisa County and her citizens during the Civil War. This room serves as an introductory stop to tour the Trevilians Station Battlefield.
Transportation - Displays tell the histories of the colonial roads through the coming of the modern highway system, the railroads and the airport.
Government - Displays and artifacts concerning the government, business and daily life of the citizens and the relationship between the town and the county from 1757 to today.