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To tell the story of African Americans in Spotsylvania County

Current Exhibit

"Wraps of Royalty" Exhibit @ John J. Wright Museum

You haven't missed out... our "Wraps of Royalty" exhibit will continue to be on display through August 2016.Museum Hours: Thurs-Sat 10 AM – 3 PMThis exhibit encourages the exploration of the history, beauty, and controversy surrounding head wraps, headscarves and other head coverings throughout American history.

Posted by John J. Wright Educational & Cultural Center Museum on Sunday, March 13, 2016

Upcoming Events

Hours & Location

The John J. Wright Museum is located inside the former John J. Wright Consolidated School, 7565 Courthouse Road, and 2.5 miles south of Spotsylvania Courthouse.

If visiting during school hours, enter the main doors, proceed to the office and sign in. If visiting on Saturdays, enter and proceed directly to the museum.

The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday through Saturday. The museum is free and open to the public.

Make a Donation

Please help by donating artifacts, yearbooks, news articles, photographs, school programs, and documents. Donate objects deemed by the Museum to be relevant to its mission and collection.

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The John J. Wright Museum is dedicated to bringing the history of Spotsylvania County's first African American high school alive.

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