Museums at W&L

Museums at Washington and Lee University

The Museums at Washington and Lee University (Museums at W&L) advance learning through direct engagement with the collections and facilitate an interdisciplinary appreciation of art, history, and culture. The Museums at W&L consist of the University Chapel & Galleries, the Reeves Museum of Ceramics, and Watson Galleries. Works from the ceramics, art and history collections are also on view in several campus buildings.

spring and summer hours  

Thursday — Friday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

As of June 1, the University Chapel & Galleries and Watson Galleries will close to the public for the summer. The Reeves Museum of Ceramics will remain open.

Free admission and all are welcome. 

Museums at Washington and Lee University

Visit the Museums

Plan Your Visit
Visit on your own or with a group, reserve a space for an event, or find out how you can help support our mission.

Learn with the Museums

University, K12 and Community
The Museums at W&L hold exhibitions, lectures, classes, and events throughout the year. These events, along with the collections, provide ample opportunities to integrate museum learning into academic life.

Explore the Collections

Online Resources
The Museums at W&L is committed to making the collections more accessible for viewing and research.

Museum Highlights

Check out the latest programming and announcements from the Museums at W&L!

Museums at W&L in the News

News from the collections, exhibits, galleries, and more