Explore Freeman House Store and Museum In Vienna

Freeman House Store and Museum is located at 131 Church St. Vienna, VA. The Freeman House was constructed to serve as a general store but took on a number of roles including housing soldiers as a makeshift hospital during the Civil War. The house is now a museum and old-fashioned general store, and a permanent exhibit features period furniture, artifacts, and photos.

Freeman Store And Museum

The Town of Vienna owns the Freeman House and Museum, which the Town and Historic Vienna, Inc., jointly operate. The house sells a wide assortment of toys, gifts, Town and Virginia related souvenirs and assorted old-fashion candy on the first floor. The second floor has the museum and administrative offices. The house operates the Used Book Cellar in the basement which is open whenever the store is open. It holds tours by appointment only by volunteers of Historic Vienna Inc.

The House is open to the general public from Wednesday through Sunday from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. It is closed during the months of January and February but visits are available by appointment.

The Freeman Store sells items for children including books, puzzles & toys and offers a variety of exclusive hand-crafted gifts for the home.  There are also books on local history written by local authors and have a wide assortment of stationery, postcards, and souvenirs. The store specializes in Vienna & Virginia themed gifts and pottery, hand-painted wood keepsakes of iconic Vienna buildings, old fashioned candy, and cold drinks.

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