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Address: New Market, VA 22844
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Site of the 1864 Civil War Battle of New Market

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Sad that this hallowed ground is not treated better

I learned quite a bit by visiting this Civil War Battlefield. The tour of the museum and film were fine although the displays were showing a bit of tiredness. The walk in the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 10, 2014
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Wilmington, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Small museum with some cool items. Civil War enthusiasts will enjoy. I've always enjoyed my visits to Gettysburg, but know so little about other battles. I enjoyed walking through the house and on the battlefield. We missed the reenactment by one week! Anyway, interesting how the battle was won by cadets. I learned something and explored.... Good visit!!!!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Well worth a visit--especially for Civil War buffs. The visit includes a 40 minute film, touring the museum, as well as walking parts of the battlefield.

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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

We visited this museum years ago. It proved to be worthwhile and informative. It contains exhibits from wars other than the Civil War which actually enhanced the visit. It makes one aware and appreciative of the persistence of Americans to remain free and help others acquire freedom.

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Helena, Montana
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great place to stop and learn about battles of the Valley Campaign. The exhibits are very well done and the staff is super friendly and helpful. Nice balance of text and objects - and terrific sigange. I would recommend this as a place to stop in New Market.

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Bergton, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This little museum, which is not part of the adjacent New Market Battlefield is an old fashioned gem. It is the display of a extensive Civil War items with a few items from other parts of American history. It appears that someone took their large collection and put it on display. A bit old fashioned, read the cards, look int... More 

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nyc
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10 reviews 10 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

This is on the way to the state battlefield, it is privately owned and the collection was put together by the owner who was at the front desk. It's not completely political correct, there are a few non civil war displays but it reflects an individual viewpoint and has personality which is rare and worth visiting

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

They had a wonderful display of guns, clothing, medals and more. My husband had a tough time leaving.

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Wilmington, Massachusetts
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18 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I learned quite a bit by visiting this Civil War Battlefield. The tour of the museum and film were fine although the displays were showing a bit of tiredness. The walk in the battlefield itself was good, but there could be more signage to explain the small posts with numbers on them (marking the death of individuals). The farm house... More 

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Saginaw, Michigan
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The museum presents more than just civil war artifacts. There are objects from the Revolutionary War era, War of 1812, both World Wars, and various other times. There are also Native American objects from different time periods. It isn't very big, but it's well laid out with information and artifacts nicely presented.

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Stafford, Virginia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Very nice museum. The fact that it is a private collection is impressive. Very well done for a private museum. Better than many commercial ones.

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