Downtown Directory / Attractions

Court Square Theater

This 250-seat theater once operated as the Rockingham Motor Co., one of the premier car dealers in downtown from the 1920s to the 1970s. Today, you can enjoy first-run films, plays, and other live performances. more

Massanutten Regional Library

Founded in 1928, Massanutten Regional Library has been an integral resource for the central Shenandoah Valley for over 80 years. The library is conveniently located next door to the children's museum. more

Rocktown Gift Shoppe

Rocktown Gift Shoppe, located inside the Hardesty-Higgins House Visitor Center, is your destination for local gifts and souvenirs. The shop offers a diverse selection of Virginia’s Finest products, including jams and jellies, syrups, honey, spices, sauces, soaps, and more. It’s here you’ll find a bounty of Virginia is For Lovers merchandise, including adult and youth T-shirts, mugs, bags, water bottles, magnets and other products. The gift shoppe is also home to hiking trail books and maps, as well as Civil War memorabilia, postcards, jewelry, Virginia candies and peanuts, Route 11 Potato Chips, lavender products, and a variety of books written by and about local people. more

Valley Turnpike Museum & Civil War Orientation Center

The Harrisonburg Rockingham Valley Turnpike Museum & Civil War Orientation Center offers visitors the stories of individuals, battles, and campaigns through film and interpretation. Located in the historic Hardesty-Higgins House, the center has available Shenandoah At War: One story, a Thousand Voices guide and other resources for visitors to explore our region. Continuous playing video, brochures, maps, and photos of the sites and battlefields of Civil War action in the Shenandoah Valley. more