Heritage Farm Museum

Preserving the past and educating the future!

Located within Claude Moore Park in Sterling, Virginia, the Heritage Farm Museum lets you explore over 250 years of Loudoun County agriculture history through traditional, as well as, family friendly interactive exhibits. The Waxpool General Store and Farm Kitchen exhibits allow visitors to experience first hand what rural life was like 100 years ago. The Museum's Gift Shop also offers a variety of unique and Virginia-made items. The Heritage Farm Museum also offers a variety of school, scout and family programs. Special seasonal events are scheduled throughout the year such as our Autumn Apple Festival and Tractorpalooza.

[10/05/18]   Stop by our booth at Sterlingfest tomorrow and you can save 20% off our Classic Museum Membership! They make thoughtful and creative holiday gifts!

A BIG thank you to the over 1,000 patrons who joined us today! We had so much fun celebrating apples with all of you!

[09/29/18]   Today is the day! Come on out from 10am-4pm for our Autumn Apple Festival!

Did somebody say apple cider pressing? Come participate in a demonstration this Saturday! #autumnapplefestival #loudounheritagefarmmuseum

Calling all apple lovers, Saturday is the day! Who’s ready for fall? 10am-4pm! #autumnapplefestival

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We are so excited to host Uncle Fred's BBQ Smoke Shack at our Autumn Apple Festival on September 29. The menu will include their spectacular BBQ and even a few apple delicacies for the entire family, come hungry!! @unclefredsbbq

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Have gardening questions? Come and ask a master gardener TODAY July 1 at 1:00pm at the museum. A representative from the Loudoun Master Gardeners will be here to answer your questions!

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[06/12/18]   We will be a polling place for the primary election today, so some of our exhibit spaces may be inaccessible. We apologize for any inconvenience. Get out and vote!

The calf is here until 2pm today! So come out the Heritage Farm Museum in Sterling! We have ice cream sundaes and Dairy Princesses too!

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Blue Star Museums

The Heritage Farm Museum proud to announce that we are once again participating in the Blue Star Museum program this year! This means that for all active duty military personnel and their families the Museum will be offering FREE admission from Memorial Day through Labor Day! For more information on other museums participating in the Blue Star Museum program go to https://www.arts.gov/national/blue-star-museums

arts.gov Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endo

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Discover the hidden gem that is the Loudoun Heritage Farm Museum

Check out this article about the Museum in Northern Virginia Magazine! https://www.northernvirginiamag.com/family/family-features/2018/03/15/discover-the-hidden-gem-that-is-the-loudoun-heritage-farm-museum/?utm_source=enews&utm_term=family

northernvirginiamag.com Adults can learn a little something about the area’s agricultural past while kids try their hand at pretend farm life.


Summer Camp

2018 Summer Camp Registration NOW OPEN!
Week 1: July 23-27
Week 2: July 30 - August 4
9:00am - 4:00pm
Ages 4-11
$275/camper, $250/sibling discount

Do your little ones need something fun to do this summer? Try our Farmin' Fun Summer Camp! Campers will learn about farm life through crafts, games, and interactive programs. Call 571-258-3800 for more information. Register now, space is limited! Register online at: www.loudounmuseum.com/summer-camp.html


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Museum Staff/Volunteers enjoyed tea and then a tour at Oatlands Historic House and Gardens in Leesburg for our holiday celebration! #oatlandshistorichouseandgardens #leesburgva

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Museum Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland at the Heritage Farm Museum!

The Heritage Farm Museum is open and ready for holiday visitors and shoppers! Sidewalks and parking lot are clear! The Park looks absolutely magical with it's snowy blanket.

[11/24/17]   Shop Small Saturday tomorrow at Heritage Farm Museum in Claude Moore Park in Sterling! Unique and local gifts for the whole family! #shopsmallsaturday

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Check out our brand new selection of books at the Museum Gift Shop! Great reading for book lovers of all ages!

Visit our boorh at SterlingFest and save 20% on a Classic Membership! Today only at SterlingFest! Makes a great holiday gift!

Thanks to Wegmeyer Farms in Hamilton for supplying the wide variety of pumpkins and hay bales for our beautiful fall display and our school programs!

Come out to the Heritage Farm Museum's Autumn Apple Festival Saturday, September 30th from 10am to 4pm in Sterling! Celebrate all things apple at this annual family friendly event. Heritage apple tasting, apple cider pressing and antique apple machinery demonstrations! Plus new this year a combo moonbounce/cornmaze and a duck race. All event activities are included in regular Museum admission. Our food vendor, Southern Taste will be there so enjoy lunch or have a snack at the festival too! Make a day of it!

Looking for something festive and creative to do with your group! Check out the 2017 Hay Bale Decorating Contest presented by Virginia Farm Bureau State Women's Commitee. Contest opens Sept. 1 and closes on Nov. 1. Round and square bales can be used in your display. Simply submit a photo of your decorated hay bale(s) out in our community to women@vafbc.com or for more information on the contest call 804-290-1031! Contact Christie at 571-258-3800 if you are interested in displaying your Hay Bale artwork at the Museum!


Blue Star Museums | NEA

Attention Military Families take advantage of the Blue Star Museum program at the Heritage Farm Museum in Sterling through Labor Day! The program offers FREE admission to active duty military, including Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marines, National Guard, and Reserve members to over 2,000 museums across the country. We are excited to participate in this wonderful program again this year.

arts.gov Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America. Each summer since 2010, Blue Star Museums have offered free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, includin...

This year's Autumn Apple Festival will be held Saturday, September 30th from 10am to 4pm!

TODAY, Sat, August 12
11:00am to 2:00pm
Come meet some cows and calves, enjoy ice cream sundaes or a soda float! Crafts and games for kids of all ages!
Event activities are free with Museum admission.
Going on until 2pm today!


Just a bunch of happy pigs playing in a lake 😍🐷

The Loudoun Heritage Farm Museum would like to congratulate our Board President Bill Harrison on his Loudoun Laurels Honor!

Thank you for all you do for the Museum and the community!

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Hope you were able to hop on over to our Bunny Bonanza event today! Thanks to the Loudoun County 4H Rabbit Hopping Club and the 4H Leaps and Squeaks Club for bringing their bunnies to share!

[03/08/17]   Thanks to everyone who came out to our Toddler Tuesday yesterday. We hope you enjoyed the program. We had an incident with one of our little patrons after the program and his mom wanted to send a special thank you to another mother who was here, but she doesn't know her name! If you helped out during yesterdays incident, please message us so she can send you a thank you!


REMINDER:Sign Up For March Kids Night At The Museum

REMINDER:Sign Up For March Kids Night At The Museum

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Congrats to Wegmeyer Farm on their latest enterprise.

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Museum Open House Sat, Feb. 25th 10am to 2pm

Museum Open House Sat, Feb. 25th 10am to 2pm

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21668 Heritage Farm Ln
Sterling, VA

General information

Admission: LAST ADMISSION 4PM Adults - $5 Seniors/Military - $4 Children (2-12) - $3 Children under 2 - FREE School and Scout Programs ALL PROGRAMS - $5 per child, $1 per chaperon/teacher/leader Parties BIRTHDAY PARTIES - $150 (price on website is incorrect) Farmer's Tea Party - price of regular admission All programs and parties MUST be scheduled in advance. Call 571-258-3800 to book.

Opening Hours

Tuesday 09:30 - 16:30
Wednesday 09:30 - 16:30
Thursday 09:30 - 16:30
Friday 09:30 - 16:30
Saturday 09:30 - 16:30
Sunday 11:30 - 16:30
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