Sleep Inn & Suites
1483 South Boston Rd
Danville, VA 24540
Phone: (434) 793-6090
Fax: (434) 793-6088
Arts & Museums
Discover the secrets of how things work and explore the impact of science on your life while at this hands-on science center that offers many activities such as building a crystal, making music in the outdoor sound exhibit, enjoying interactive exhibits in light, vision, and earth science, and visiting exhibits on topics including biology, ecology, and natural history.
This 1857 Italian Villa house is best known as the Last Capitol of The Confederacy and is the place where Jefferson Davis resided during the final week of the Civil War. It was here that Davis and his Confederate government received word that Lee had surrendered at nearby Appomattox. This house museum now offers historical displays and revolving art exhibits and a gift shop is on site.
An excellent collection of mounted animals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and insects, as well as Indian artifacts, fossils and minerals, are housed at this 5,000 square foot museum which also contains 12 dioramas housing part of the bird collection in their natural habitat.
Journey through the pages of military history and prepare yourself for an awesome adventure that both young and old will enjoy. The most extensive international collection of Tank and Cavalry artifacts, dating from 1509 to the present, to be found in the world can be found at this museum.
Located in the former home of W.W. Kitchin, North Carolina's Governor from 1809 to 1813, this historical museum complex includes the Kitchin home, a tobacco barn, the Van Hook Subscription School, Dr. John H. Merritt's office, and the Woodsdale General Store. A wide variety of exhibits are on display that include a replica of Baseball Hall of Famer Enos Slaughter, a display honoring the only North Carolinean to win the Congressional Medal of Honor, and an intriguing display of over 250 dolls.