We are a 501(c3) organization operated five days a week
Hours 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Wednesday & Sunday
If you are traveling, we
recommend calling to be
sure we can meet you!
The Franklin County Historical Society was chartered by the Commonwealth of Virginia in 1968 for the purpose of collecting and preserving the history of Franklin County, Virginia.
We offer memberships to the general public to encourage interest in local history. We operate a history museum and research library to provide public access to our collected materials.
Old times are not forgotten in Franklin County, VA...let us show your group around. A variety of tours, in and out of the Town of Rocky Mount, are offered to groups of all sizes for a minimal per person fee. Lunch is provided, if you wish.