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Camera Heritage Museum

1 W Beverley St, Staunton, VA 24401-4202
+1 540-886-8535
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Enthusiastic, genuine, helpful staff!

I went in to the Camera Heritage Museum by chance one day to see if the staff could help me fix a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
chrisz12345
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Seattle, Washington
Gem for photo enthusiasts and history lovers

The owner led us through a tour of an absolutely amazing collection of cameras and artifacts... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Della K
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1 W Beverley St, Staunton, VA 24401-4202
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I went in to the Camera Heritage Museum by chance one day to see if the staff could help me fix a problem with my video tripod. I'm so pleased that I went in! The two gentlemen in the store offered several options and tips...More

1  Thank chrisz12345
David S, Curator at Camera Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for coming in and those kind words.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner led us through a tour of an absolutely amazing collection of cameras and artifacts representing the history of photography. A mere visit would be interesting, but taking the time for the tour is a must--we spent a fascinating couple of hours of great...More

Thank Della K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We made the trek to Staunton, VA for the sole purpose of visiting the Camera Heritage Museum. With a little help from Google Map we found our way with not problems. I really did not know what to expect to find. What we found was...More

Thank tcbphoto
David S, Courator at Camera Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words. Please come back when you get a chance.

Reviewed 27 August 2017

This museum is absolutely amazing. We had a tour from the owner, showing us the highlights of his thousands of cameras. As a photographer, this was an incredible find - but if you love history, there are some tremendous pieces of history housed here! Definitely...More

Thank RachelJoy82
David S, Curator at Camera Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you for coming in and I am glade you liked it.

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Lots of things to look. Be sure to take the time for the tour! They have cameras and images you can not see anywhere else.

Thank Jon S
David S, Curator at Camera Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you for coming in and those kind words. David Schwartz

Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Went into this shop/museum to buy a new lense cap because I lost mine. Not only did the owner find me one but we also decided to take the tour. The.owner has an amazing collection of old and rare cameras and so many with little...More

Thank RUTH B
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This is a store front that has an amazing inventory of old cameras. Truly a passion of the owner to share the history of film. Our personal 'docent ' talked us through the collection with interesting anecdotes about cameras, advances etc. You don't even have...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

It's easy to get lost in history of photography in this little and very special place. The room is packed with hundreds of historic cameras and all kind of equipment and the tour is both fun and very enlightening. You also get to see beautiful...More

Thank Cosmocaty
David S, Guest Relations Manager at Camera Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Thank you for coming in!!!!

Reviewed 13 June 2017

The tour operator (the curator/owner) personalized the tour in several places to accommodate both my 11 year old son (who had never seen a roll of film prior to today) and my four year old (who wanted to take "selfies" with an old "hands on...More

Thank PathfinderMark
David S, Curator at Camera Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thank you!!! David

Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit, unique collection of cameras dating back to the beginning of time. Amazing story's down through history. They have a self guided audio tour coming in the fall.

Thank Bosefan
David S, Curator at Camera Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Thanks for coming in!!!

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Karen D
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Response from kerryandlinda2016 | Reviewed this property |
Time spent at the museum very much depends on your level of interest in the history of photography. The large collection is in a fairly, small, even crowded space, so not a lot of walking around is required. A visitor with... More
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