Tours

Historic Downtown Harrisonburg Walking Tour
Downtown Harrisonburg has so much to offer: shopping, dining, museums, historical homes/places, art galleries and more. Pick up our map at the Hardesty-Higgins House Visitor Center and take a stroll through downtown. Tour happens daily. Self-guided map FREE

Battles on the Home Front Self Driving Tour & Map
Visit six downtown sites where events happened during the Civil War. Start here in our Civil War Orientation Center with a 12-minute movie. Then using our brochure, walk around downtown to find out about Harrisonburg’s experience during the war. Tour happens daily.  Self-guided brochure FREE

Brothers Craft Brewing Brew Tour
Learn the history of Brothers Craft Brewing while taking a stroll through the facilities – housed in a uniquely renovated Coca-Cola bottling plant.  Explore the grain room and the 15-barrel brew house, which is also home to the bottling line. Guided every Saturday
12pm-2pm. FREE

Art Walk Through Downtown Harrisonburg
Artists and art lovers will find a rich variety of traditional and avant-garde arts offerings in Harrisonburg’s Arts & Cultural District, an expansive network of galleries, music venues, theaters, and museums serve up an exciting mix of local and touring exhibits and performances every First Friday! Visit over 25 participating venues on the first Friday of every month year-round from 5 pm – 8 pm. FREE

Edith J Carrier Arboretum and Botanical Gardens
Explore natural beauty and serenity as you follow winding trails through the native Oak-Hickory forest and botanical gardens. A paved trail around the pond is handicapped accessible. Grounds open to the public, dawn to dusk, 365 days a year. Audio Tour available online at www.JMU.edu/arboretum/self-guided-tour. FREE

Hugo Kohl Museum of American Jewelry Design & Manufacturing
217 S. Liberty St. Ste. 103 Harrisonburg, VA | 540-564-2755
Hugo Kohl has combined a magnificent library of design, ultimate goldsmiths shop and working factory.  It is a unique place where the best aspects of design and manufacturing come together to make the most beautiful jewelry in the world.
Guided Tours on Wednesdays 1pm-2pm
Create: earrings $100
Create: Die struck money clip $65
Tour only $15
Self-guided tours:
Tuesday-Friday 11am-6pm
Saturday 10am-2pm
FREE