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Old Court House Civil War Museum

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Address: 20 N. Loudoun Street, Winchester, VA 22601
Phone Number: (540) 542-1145
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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We Love Civil War History

This is a self-walking tour; however, you are given some information after you pay a fee to see the museum. Our guide only stayed with a for about 2 minutes and then we were left... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Nancy M
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Lutherville Timonium, Maryland
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Lutherville Timonium, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is a self-walking tour; however, you are given some information after you pay a fee to see the museum. Our guide only stayed with a for about 2 minutes and then we were left on our own to read and experience some of the artifacts of the war. The exhibit is on two floors and a nice place to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Its a nice old building, with a nice collection of shot and arms, but honestly, not much to it. I wojld skip it, but im not upset that i visited. Cost of admission is low, and its right off the walking mall, which is cool!

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Haymarket, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This is a small museum in Old Town Winchester, but it has a very good representation of both Confederate and Union Civil War artifacts and even a few personal diaries. It takes very little time to go through, but the displays are very good.

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Mt Airy NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Simple displays tell the story of a city that adapted to being occupied by both sides over and over. Several buildings downtown had been used as hospitals and placards point them out as well. The gift shop here is one of my favorites.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed an afternoon here. The upstairs museum is filled with artifacts of the men in gray who fought for the Cause along with our ancestors. It was a chilling experience. The staff was excellent and we will definitely return. Thank you for upholding the honor of Winchester.

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Pittsgrove, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We toured the museum and enjoyed the gift shop ... then the surprise of a lifetime. My girls and I got to participate in the ringing of the bells to commemorate the ending of the war 150 years to the minute. My girls were honored with the duty of holding the colors and I sounded taps on my harmonica. a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Great place to learn history. Specially young folks who need to learn history more, it is interesting and unforgettable way. Travelled with family and friends enjoyed around beautiful Shenandoah area we stopped by several places. One of them was the Old Court House Civil War Museum. It was very nice.

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Great place to visit and view artifacts. You can see up in the old bell tower and ring the bell from long ago.

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Washington DC USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Great displays and artifacts. Good overview talk. Great place to check out. The lead person at the desk was a bit brusque but was still friendly. Perhaps she was just trying to be efficient.

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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Loved this place... nice little self guided tour with wonderful pieces of history and information. Even had some of the original writing on the walls from the soldiers. Would definitely tour again when in the area.

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Additional Information about Old Court House Civil War Museum

Address: 20 N. Loudoun Street, Winchester, VA 22601
Phone Number: (540) 542-1145
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Winchester
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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