Reston Museum, Reston, VA Video April 23, 2019, 6:23pm

Videos by Reston Museum in Reston. Reston Museum offers educational and public programming, exhibits, host annual events, plus Reston merchandise. The museum preserves a collection of artifacts related to Reston’s history. Admission is free! Open as volunteers are available. 501c3

Fountain right outside the museum

Fountain right outside the Reston Historic Trust & Museum

Other Reston Museum videos

Date Night (3)
Date Night with history AT HOME! Order from your favorite local restaurant, grab a glass of wine or beer, martini (a favorite of Bob Simon's!), and have a fun night in. Meet the "eligible artifacts" of Reston’s history and play Reston-themed games. Visit 5/29 at 5pm to get started! This event is free but donations are encouraged. Any donations made the weekend of the 29th will include Bob Simon's martini recipe. #reston #restonhistory #restonmuseum #datenight #datenightwithhistory

Reston Digital History Map
Explore Reston's history with our digital Reston History Map at

Reston History map video demo
Explore Reston History with our new digital history map on our website! #reston #restonmuseum #restonhistory

COVID 19 - HD 1080p
A wonderful video of Reston's nature to uplift you this #earthday. All of these pictures were taken since COVID-19 began in Reston. It really is amazing how much beauty and interesting wildlife there is to experience in Reston's open space! Provided by our very own board member Bonnie Haukness. #reston

IHOW Inspiration
Celebrate Founder's Day (this Saturday!) by sharing your memories of Robert E. Simon, Jr. with us. Kristina Alcorn shares her memories of how her book project and long friendship with Bob began. #restonmuseum #restonhistory #foundersday #reston

Heartwarming coffee pairings (3)
Our first #museumfromhome is now available to watch! or #restonmuseum #museumfromhome #reston #restonhistory

Founding Principle #1 (11)
We want to hear from you! How are you celebrating Reston's founding principles at home? Please take advantage of our online resources #reston #restonmuseum #restonhistory #museumfromhome

Founding Principle #1 (8)
Everyone is different and needs different things. What does Reston offer you? #reston #restonhistory #restonmuseum #museumathome

Founding Principle #1
We're starting April with a week dedicated to Reston's founding principles. Check in to see what we are discussing each day. With #covid19 we are spending a lot of time staying at home. What the view from your window? #Reston #restonmuseum #restonhistory

Share your story
We are living in historic times and we want your help in recording it. How has COVID-19 influenced your life and that of the Reston community? Share your story at #museumathome #reston #restonmuseum #restonhistory #covid19 #covid

Start the day strong
Printable scavenger hunt based on Reston's Founding Principles now available on our website! #restonmuseum #restonhistory #stayathome #museumsathome #museumsfromhome #museumgames #museumfromhomechallenge #reston

Here comes the parade! We're inviting everyone to create a small, mobile float inspired by the theme “Reston: Past, Present, Future” and then march in the Founder’s Day opening ceremony on April 18th. There is no entry fee, but everyone participating must register. Register at the Reston Historic Trust & Museum or online at Parade will begin at 12:00 p.m. #reston #restonmuseum #foundersday #foundersdayfloatparade #foundersdayfloat #parade #lakeanneplaza Artwork by Eric MacDicken

#lakeannecardboardboatregatta has started!

Lake Anne Cardboard Boat Regatta @lakeanneplaza

Sponsor the 2019 Reston Home Tour!
Sponsors of our Reston Home Tour are featured in our home tour booklet seen by over 800 attendees! For more information contact [email protected] The 18th Annual Reston Home Tour will be October 19, 2019. Featured here are pages from our 2017 home tour booklet because no 2018 booklets were left! #flashbackfriday #Reston #RestonHomeTour #HomeTour

2018 Lake Anne Cardboard Boat Regatta
#Flashbackfriday! As we gear up for the third annual Lake Anne Cardboard Boat Regatta this year watch this amazing video of last year's race! Registration closes July 1. Race is free to watch, mark your calendars for August 10! More information: Video created and edited by Jim Richards #LakeAnne #Reston #RestonMuseum #LACBR

Fountain right outside the museum
Fountain right outside the Reston Historic Trust & Museum

Museum Holiday Shopping!
Our gift shop is ready for holiday shopping!

2018 Lake Anne Cardboard Boat Regatta
Watch this amazing video of the 2018 Lake Anne Cardboard Boat Regatta. Produced and edited by Jim Richards. Thank you!

Reston Hears Voices: the Marketing of a New Town live stream.

2014 Reston Video Scavenger Hunt
Full contest details at Identify these 18 location clips (and take a selfie) from "The Reston Story" a new documentary premiering April 5.

Menda singing, Felicia on piano
Reston Divas at the Museum on Feb 11, 21012 perform to an SRO audience

Jan 2011 Annual Meeting
Lytnn Lilienthal gives the Reston Museum annual report.

Reston Home Tour-2007
The 2007 version of the annual 1 day tour of 5 extraordinary Reston homes. Sponsored by and benefits the Reston Historic Trust and its Reston Museum.

Reston Home Tour-2008
2008 one-day open house look at 5 extraordinary homes in Reston. Sponsored by and benefits the Reston Historic Trust and its Reston Museum at Lake Anne.

Reston Home Tour-2009
Reston Home Tour 2009 - five outstanding homes open to the public on Oct 16 for the annual fundraiser benefiting the Reston Museum

"Bob the Builder" - the animated story of Reston
A light-hearted, animated version of the Reston story - enjoy!

The Reston Story
Video introduction to the history of Reston, VA - America's first successful and continuing planned community.

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