2021 Programs Have Been Suspended Due to COV-19. Please contact the Foundation office with questions.
Step into one of America's great buildings with a visit to Historic Christ Church. Here you can experience the eighteenth-century American story and celebrate the Northern Neck’s vibrant community life with guest speakers, living history presentations, hands-on history programs for children, concerts, festivals, and other special events.
Historic Christ Church & Museum will add memorable moments for your guests and bring the past to life for adults and kids alike. Our interactive museum features hands-on exhibitions for children and special displays on the history of Christ Church, the church architecture and the builders of Christ Church, the Church of England, Christ Church Parish, the Carter family, the rise of religious liberty, Robert Carter III's 1791 Deed of Gift, timelines of Virginia history and more.
The theme for HCC&M’s 2021 Sunday Speaker Series is A Variety of Religious Experiences: Natives, Africans and Europeans in Early Virginia. The series features four acclaimed Virginia historians who explore Virginia's rich religious diversity that included Powhatan Indians, Africans, and Presbyterian, Baptist and other dissenters who ultimately challenged the authority of the Church of England and brought religious liberty to Virginia. Dates and times to be announced.
If public health conditions allow, our “Bringing Music to Life” concert series returns in 2021 with soprano Willsonia Boyer, accompanied by Suzanne Daniel, presenting "Songs of America." Date and time to be announced. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to hear classical music inside the superb acoustical setting of Historic Christ Church.
An integral part of the community, Historic Christ Church & Museum offers regular family-friendly events including the Scottish celebration Kirking of the Tartan, a stirring Memorial Day service, and a winter holiday carol sing. The ever-popular draws crowds to sample craft beers, local wines, BBQ, and homemade ice cream to the accompaniment of sensational live music.
Kids love our three-day Hands-On History Camp where they can make bricks, dig for artifacts, make colonial candles and silhouette portraits, write with quill pens, make a grave rubbing, play colonial games and more!. August brings our annual Ice Cream Social, where kids and their families enjoy hands-on history activities and some tasty ice cream treats.
With education as the cornerstone of our mission, school programs are available to students at all levels, from K–12 to collegiate. There is truly something for everyone at Historic Christ Church & Museum.