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.

We’ve had some productive shoppers at the Waxpool General Store today! We ❤️ our patrons!

We are now accepting registrations for our Summer Camp
Week 1: July 22 - July 26
Week 2: July 29 - August 2
9:00am - 4:00pm

Register now, space is limited! www.heritagefarmmuseum.org/summer-camp

Enjoy hands-on learning at the Loudoun Heritage Farm Museum Summer Camp. Each day we will conduct experiments, make crafts, and discover new ways to learn about farm life and have fun!

[03/20/19]   We love to see families enjoying our exhibits! So glad this adorable family had a good time yesterday at the museum!

Celebrating Ag Literacy Week at Toddler Tuesday today. Can you spot our Toddler Tuesday crew?

Spring has sprung! Our pollinator garden, planted courtesy of local scouts, is starting to bloom! 🌸 🐝 #letsgospring

We are so happy to have our HVAC repair nearly complete and be open! We have a future strawberry farmer (or consumer!) on our hands here. Just remember buy local!

Today was our first Throwback Thursday program to celebrate National Ag Day. Come by select Thursdays from 3:00pm - 4:00pm and visit with one of our costumed interpretors! #throwbackthursday #ttb

Found a little friend today, he just wanted to celebrate National Ag Day with us. You can too! Come on out, we’re open until 4:30!

Now that we’re open, come see all our new gift shop merchandise. There’s something for everyone from Virginia’s Finest brands to children’s games. Check us out and #shoplocal

Our doors are open today! It’s been 3 weeks of HVAC repair, and we’ve missed you! Come out for a visit today or join us for National Ag Day on Thursday!

Blue skies, mild weather, and we’re OPEN tomorrow! Have you missed us?

Putting our exhibits back together and getting ready for reopening on March 12. We’re looking forward to seeing everyone!

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Calling all educators! Celebrate Agriculture Literacy Week, March 18-22 with a special 30 minute program that includes reading “Right this Very Minute,” a farm to table book about food and farming. Schedule a visit or we can come to you! www.heritagefarmmuseum.org/programs

Kids' Night at the Museum is coming up March 16, 6:00pm - 9:00pm. Register now, space is limited! https://heritagefarmmuseum.org/kids-night-at-the-museum

We are currently booking educational programs for spring and summer 🌸 ☀️

Book now, space is limited! Call 571-258-3800 or visit www.heritagefarmmuseum.org/programs

Still closed for HVAC repair, but we’ll keep you updated. Right now at the museum? It’s 56 degrees but the snow still lingers, the best of both worlds! ☀️ ❄️

Spent the day moving exhibits, we’re ready for a new HVAC system! The new layout kind of makes us want to host a party 💃

[02/13/19]   The Museum will be temporarily closed beginning Thursday, 2/14 for HVAC repair. We will be open again by 3/11. Check our website for updates!


Calling all Brownie Scouts, sign up to be a part of Brownie Badge Day on April 27!

Programs run by Claude Moore Park and the Heritage Farm Museum at
10:00am - 1:30pm

Check out this link for more information:

[01/29/19]   Just a reminder that the Museum follows Loudoun County Public School closing/delay schedule in case of inclement weather. So check before you head out to see us if the weather is bad and/or give us a call at 571-258-3800.

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Kids Night At The Museum
Saturday, February 9, 2019 6pm to 9pm
Drop the kids off at the Museum for dinner and supervised play while you enjoy a well deserved break. The cost is $16 per child! PREREGISTRATION and PREPAYMENT REQUIRED. Click on website link to sign up! http://www.loudounmuseum.com/home.html

Come on out to the Heritage Farm Museum today! Explore our exhibits and shop in our gift shop. Enjoy 50% off select items! We are open until 4:30!

[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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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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