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Address: 173 Main Street, Warrenton, VA 20186
Phone Number: 540.351.1600
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Interesting stop for History Buff

The infamous Civil War Calvary leader Col John Mosby only lived in this home for a short time later in life when he practiced law. Docent led tour of restored home and artifacts.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Culpeper, Virginia
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Culpeper, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The infamous Civil War Calvary leader Col John Mosby only lived in this home for a short time later in life when he practiced law. Docent led tour of restored home and artifacts.

1 Thank plant-nut
Kansas City, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This little gem was really nice to visit. A nice stroll down Main Street and lots of historical buildings nearby.

1 Thank denise f
Goochland, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

If you are a Civil War history buff and are in the Warrenton, Virginia area take time and visit this historic gem. This once home of the famous Colonel John S. Mosby offers an enlightening glimpse into his family and personal life with focus on his brazen role in the Confederacy earning him the prestigious nickname of "The Grey Ghost".... More 

2 Thank Terry B
Woodstock, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Colonel John S. Mosby was a Warrenton, Virginia, resident and horseman, whose colorful exploits as a Civil War cavalry officer and raider are recounted in his actual home, now the John S. Mosby Museum, in historiic "Old Town Warrenton." Docents give tours of the restored property, a collection of Mosby's personal artifacts, and his colorful life exploits as the leader... More 

3 Thank Lance B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Luckily in a nice part of town. Very interesting guided tour . Very good value. The guide, William Connery was very good

1 Thank borak
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

I greatly enjoyed my tour through the Mosby Museum. I know the hours and days open vary and am not sure if the multiple docents are always on duty, but my tour included 3 different docents who were very informative (one was even a descendant of Mosby) on the life and times of Mosby. His heroics came to life while... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

A house Mosby used in Warrenton Va. is now a museum filled with artifacts from his life and the Civil War. Only open on some weekends so check ahead. Go to the visitors center nearby to get tickets. Very informative tour is available.

3 Thank TonyTTA

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