The Southwest Virginia Heritage Guide lists museums, archives, libraries, resource organizations, and historical sites related to the regionís history and folk culture.

Montgomery County

Blacksburg Public Library
200 Miller St., Blacksburg 24060
(540) 552-8264 or 552-8266
FAX (540) 552-8265
Open Mon-Thurs, 9am-8pm; Fri and Sun, 1-5pm; Sat 9am-5pm.

Montgomery County Visitors Center
1995 S. Main Street, Suite 901, Blacksburg 24060
(800) 288-4061
chamber1@bellatlantic.net
Local information.
Open Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm. Closed major holidays.

Glencoe Museum, Radford Heritage Foundation
600 Unruh Rd., Radford 24123
(540) 731-5031
LCWindham@hotmail.com
Also known at the Wharton Home, built in 1870. Local History, Wharton family history, Indian artifacts and photo gallery.
 

Montgomery County Courthouse
1 East Main St., Suite D5, Christiansburg 24073
(540) 382-5765
Genealogical resources.
Open Mon-Fri, 8:30am-4:30pm.

Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library
125 Sheltman St., Christiansburg 24073
(540) 382-6965
Genealogical resources.
Open Mon-Thurs, 9am-8pm; Fri, 1-5pm; Sat, 9am-5pm; Sun, 1-5pm.

Montgomery Museum and Lewis Miller Regional Art Center
Local history museum featuring exhibits by local artists on a rotating basis. 
Hours are Tuesday - Saturday 10:30am - 4:30pm.
300 Pepper St., S
Christiansburg, VA  24073
(540) 382-5644
www.montgomerymuseum.org

Radford Public Library
30 First St., Radford 24141
(540) 731-3621
afisher@roanokemail.com or afisher@radford.va.us
Genealogical resources.
Open Mon-Wed, 10am-8:00pm; Thurs-Fri, 10am-6:00pm; Sat, 10am-5:00pm; Sun, 2-5pm.

Radford University Library
801 East Main St., Radford 24141
(540) 831-5696
Local history resources.
Open Mon-Thurs, 8am-midnight; Fri, 8am-5pm; Sat, 9am-5pm; Sun, 2 pm-midnight.

Radford Visitor's Center
Glencoe Museum
600 Unruh Drive
Radford, VA  24141
540-267-3153
Tue-Sat 10-4, Sun 1-4

Smithfield Plantation
1000 Smithfield Plantation Rd., off Rte 460, Blacksburg 24060
(540) 231-3947
http://civic.bev.net/smithfield
Built in 1772 by William Preston; costumed interpreters and special events.
Open Apr-Nov, Thurs-Sun, 1-5pm.
Admission charged.

Virginia Polytechnic and State University Libraries
(540) 231-6340
www.lib.vt.edu
Kent St., Virginia Tech Campus, Blacksburg 24060
Civil war, railroad and local history collections.
Open Mon-Fri, 7:30am-midnight; Sat-Sun, 9am-midnight.

New River Valley Visitorís Bureau
1612 Wadsworth St., Radford 24143
(540) 639-9313
NRVpdc@bev.net
Local and tourist information.
Open Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm.