Reston 50/100 Exhibit
Reston at 50 Symposium
Founder's Day - 2014
The Museum held free activities from 12-3 PM at Lake Anne and the Reston Community Center-Hunters Woods hosted an evening reception for the premier showing of the Reston Story documentary film.photo by: Pishu P. Hirani
Local music groups, schools, and Virginia elected officials gave tributes to Reston's founder....more Founder's Day 2014 news
...complete Founder's Day 2014 schedule
History Lecture Series
The 4th Thursday of each month will feature the popular history lecture series on Reston related material. All lectures are held at 7:00 PM at the Reston Community Center-Lake Anne.
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New Store Items
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Our museum is now enabled with Layar augmented reality! We also have a new public terminal that features touch screen access to much of the Museum's best material. Come down to the museum and try them out! ...read more
Make your mark in Reston by buying a Commemorative Brick from Reston Historic Trust. The 2014 installations in Reston's 'walk of fame', at the foot of the Bronze Bob statue at Lake Anne Village Center, will be dedicated on Founder's Day, Saturday, April 5.
The deadline for 2014 brick orders was March 3, 2014. Come out to Washington Plaza-Lake Anne on Saturday, April 5 12-3 PM and be a part of Reston's 50th anniversary and Bob Simon's 100th birthday!
Love where you live!
The Reston Historic Trust is a non-profit organization with a mission to preserve and promote Reston’s unique history. Join or renew your membership today. Museum members enjoy a 10% discount on nearly all store items and receive a free copy of the newly published booklet, "Reston-A New Town", based on the Museum's permanent exhibit "From New Town to Our Town".
The Reston Museum Collection
The Reston Museum has a collection of materials related to Reston's history, development, architecture, government, culture, and social life from 1965 to the present. These materials include planning and historical documents, newspaper articles, magazine articles, newspapers and magazines, documents relating to the civic, social and cultural life of Reston, photographs, and manuscripts. They are catalogued by decade and arranged by type of document. You can view the materials by visiting the Reston Museum, or see the Reston Museum Collection listing.
Try our new Virtual Exhibit - an online look at a sample of the thousands of archival materials collected and catalogued by the Reston Museum.
The Reston Historic Trust and its Reston Museum and Shop offers a range of sponsorship opportunities. Please consider how your business or group can be a key partner in funding RHT programs and exhibits. ...sponsor levels
Current corporate donors to the Reston Historic Trust and its Museum - thank you!