Exhibitions

FAM’s permanent and rotating exhibitions highlight the rich stories of the Fredericksburg region. Drawing from the permanent collection and loans from other institutions, FAM’s goal is to share these stories with the community at large.

Toys to Treasures

November 2017 • Features over 25 German Santa figurines from 1890-1930, Courtesy of the Tom Rotella Collections. Santa Claus figures became popular...

Merry Trees

December 2017 • This December, the Museum will display 10 small Christmas trees with different children’s literature themes. Elementary school classes have...

Pleasures’ Past

November 2016 – December 2018 • Often entertainment and recreational accounts are overlooked and underappreciated because of the influence that our region...

A River Runs

Permanent Exhibition • The Rappahannock River has shaped the history of our community. People settled on its banks, traveled and traded...

Oddities and Curiosities

Permanent Exhibition • This exhibit is more than just an exhibit, it’s a showcase of objects from the FAM’s collection! Here...

Open Collection Storage

Permanent Exhibition • Using every nook and cranny of historic Town Hall, the FAM recreated historic Town Hall’s first floor into collection...

The PNC Legacy Collection

Permanent Exhibition • Features a number of Fredericksburg-native objects including a case clock, check canceler, scale and weights and much more....