Welcome to the Museum Collections Catalog
The Virginia Museum of History & Culture’s museum object collection consists of a broad range of materials including paintings, textiles, silver, weapons, militaria, photographs, prints and postcards.
To begin searching the Museum Object Catalog, enter a keyword or several words in mind that represent your research topic. If you only want results that include images attached to the record, click the “Images Available” button. Your search results will appear as a browse list.
From your search results list, click on a record to see the full record details. “Browse” will return to the search result list.
Use the "Advanced Search" to search across several fields, such as title, artist/maker, description, subject, etc.
The Museum Collections Catalog also includes the Confederate Memorial Literary Society (CMLS) Image Collection, comprised of photographic items from the collections of the American Civil War Museum. CMLS print and manuscript materials may be found in the Library Collections Catalog.
Need help or have a question about the colleciton? Consult the "Help" tab for searching tips or contact the Reference staff by selecting the "Contact" tab. The "Contact" tab may also be used to schedule an appointment to view Museum Collections items.