The South Boston – Halifax County Museum is once again open to the public. We would also like to thank the local community for its continued support during this time.

Permanent Exhibits

  • The Life of Gov. William M. Tuck

  • The Native American Gallery

  • Military History of Halifax County

  • Old Time Country Store

  • Pioneer Medicine Exhibit

  • The Map of Halifax County

  • Halifax County’s Rail History

Now Open!

  • Tobacco and the Golden Era of Halifax County

Upcoming Events

Bob Ross Art Class


The South Boston – Halifax County Museum will be host to a new Bob Ross Art Class on September 21st from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Participants of any skill level can learn how to oil paint using the Bob Ross method through step-by-step instruction with certified Bob Ross Art Instructor, Kathy Anthony. The course is a beginner friendly program, so you do not need any prior art experience!

The course fee is $75 for museum members and $80 for non-members. The course fee covers all art supplies including: paint, brushes, canvases, easels, etc. Attendees are encouraged to bring with them a bagged lunch.

In order to participate, attendees must RSVP in advance to reserve a seat. You can RSVP by calling (434) 572-9200 during our normal business hours or by sending us an email to

Registration ends April 10th.

Special Exhibits

Museum closed until further notice

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