About Avoca Museum
Avoca, the principal architectural landmark of the Town of Altavista, is an American Queen Anne-style house, designed by architect J.M.B. Lewis and built in 1901. Designated a Virginia Historic Landmark and listed in the National Register of Historic Places, Avoca is the home site of Revolutionary Patriot Colonel Charles Lynch.
Museum operating hours:
Avoca Museum is open to the public on Thursdays through Sundays, April through October.
Thursday - Saturday 11 AM - 3 PM
Sunday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
PLEASE NOTE: The house and grounds are closed on days of special events. Please check the schedule to the right for a listing of those dates.
Weddings & Private Rentals
Enjoy your private event with the ambience of our 1901 Queen Anne Victorian mansion. Avoca's grounds feature a lovely, well-kept Victorian garden, an arboretum which covers a half acre of land, a covered pavilion and more at an amazing value.
April 1 Opening Day
April 16 Wedding
April 28 Wedding
May 6 Jane Andrews Memorial Student Event Day
May 14 Mother's Day Tea
June 3 Wedding
June 9 Wedding Event
June 10 Wedding
June 17 Wedding
June 24 Wedding
June 25 Wedding
July 1 Private Event
August 1 Avoca Members' Pcnic
September 30 17th Annual Harvest Jubilee & Wine Festival
October 1 Site Closed
October 7 Wine Festival Rain Date
October 24 Volunteer Appreciation Dinner
December 2 Christmas Open House
December 3 Christmas Open House
December 9 Christmas Open House
December 10 Christmas Open House
December 13 Members' Christmas Party