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  • Civil War Christmas

    Start your Christmas season off with a visit to Cherry Hill Farmhouse to see how Christmas was celebrated during the Civil War. Costumed re-enactors welcome friends, neighbors, and soldiers who […]

  • Genealogy Talk & Tea

    Curious about your family history or trying to assemble a family tree? If so, come to Cherry Hill for this talk and tea. Ms. Deane Dierksen will discuss how to […]

  • Witch’s Brew Tea

    Celebrate Halloween at Cherry Hill! Bring a friend and enjoy a festive talk and tea at the historic Farmhouse. Victorian presenter Linda Lau will display select antique trinkets from her […]

  • The Ghosts of Ambrose Bierce

    What better way to kick off Halloween than with an evening of old-fashioned ghost stories. Join us as Victorian Society at Falls Church re-enactors bring to life ghost stories from […]

  • Fall into Falls Church, a Historic & Notable Homes Tour

    Join an especially intriguing afternoon of local history and follow development through the ages. Five of the City of Falls Church’s most historic properties, including three private residences not usually […]

  • Private Event

    The Museum will be closed all day for a private tea event. Please note: You may book your own private tour, tea, or special event for any day of the […]

  • Private Event

    The Museum will be closed for a private educational tour on March 12 and 13. Please note: You may book your own private tour, tea, or special event for any […]


    It happened here! Learn how the Civil War affected Falls Church as re-enactors portray both civilians and soldiers from the period. Watch soldiers conduct firing and drilling exercises, listen to […]

  • “Intelligence in the Civil War: From Amateurs to Professionals,” a lecture by Jon Wiant

    Join us for an afternoon of intriguing Civil War history as professional speaker, retired Senior Intelligence Officer, and authority in the world of intelligence, Jon Wiant, discusses this fascinating subject […]

  • Spring Break Fun for Kids: Victorian Tea and Dress-up Party

    Learn about 19th century dress and manners, try on period clothing, play a parlor game, and enjoy a traditional tea party in our dining room. Recommended for children ages 8 […]