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Waverly, Virginia: Oldest Peanut Museum in the U.S.

And quite possibly also the only peanut museum in the U.S.

Miles B. Carpenter Museum

201 Hunter St., Waverly, VA
Miles B. Carpenter Museum. I-95 exit 3. East on US 460 for 17 miles. Come into town, cross Spring Branch Rd/Hwy 653, then make a sharp left onto Hunter St. One block to the Museum. The Peanut Museum has its own building in back of the Miles B. Carpenter Museum.
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Peanut Museum.

Oldest Peanut Museum in the U.S.

The museum appears to be currently closed.

[Jody High, 01/14/2021]

The signage suggests that the peanut museum is preserved, but perhaps with changed access during the current health crisis. The Peanut Museum is normally open when the Miles B. Carpenter Folk Art Museum is open, or by appointment.

Oldest Peanut Museum

Oldest Peanut Museum in the U.S. (in the heart of VA's peanut country).

[Julie C. Grimes, 06/25/1997]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Big PeanutBig Peanut, Wakefield, VA - 7 mi.
House Built of Old TombstonesHouse Built of Old Tombstones, Petersburg, VA - 22 mi.
Trapezium HouseTrapezium House, Petersburg, VA - 22 mi.
In the region:
Second Grave of James Monroe, Richmond, VA - 40 mi.

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