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Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center

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Address: 907 Princess Anne St, Old Town Hall and Market House, Fredericksburg, VA
Phone Number: +1 540-371-3037
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: This museum houses an impressive collection of local documents, artwork...
This museum houses an impressive collection of local documents, artwork and artifacts from the Fredericksburg. It also offers exhibits of Civil War objects that provide a rare perspective on civilian life during the conflict.
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Great Place!

Great place to see and learn about the history of Fredericksburg. Professional in look and feel. Like a much larger, big city Museum. Enjoyed my visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Great place to see and learn about the history of Fredericksburg. Professional in look and feel. Like a much larger, big city Museum. Enjoyed my visit.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This is a good museum for a town the size of Fredericksburg. I would have preferred more pre-founding to pre-Revolution material with more personal anecdotes from the time period, but it was decent. Don't forget to go to the building across the street that's part of the museum, too. It was very interesting and included more of the early time... More 

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Jane B, Public Relations Manager at Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center, responded to this review

Hi WhiO5214, Thank you so much for your review! Your comments mean a great deal to us. We are always expanding our collection and seeking objects that tell the complete story of Fredericksburg and the Rappahannock Region. We also endeavor to have programs and events that tell those individual stories that we can’t fit on our exhibit walls. We invite... More 

Bartlett, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Wonderful museum and spent lots of time reading and learning about the town and the battles of Fredericksburg. Love it.

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Owings Mills, Maryland
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81 attraction reviews
262 helpful votes 262 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

After our guided walking tour, our guide suggested we go to the museum and I am glad he did. The museum was well done and had many floor to explore and once you're finished you can go over to the cultural center and check out their exhibits. Well worth the visit!

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virginia
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117 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Museum is in two buildings, and you can start at either one. One is more colonial and revolutionary war. The other is more civil war and contemporary. Prices are $7 and lower depending what discounts you get. Students are $2. Good overview with Masonic displays from Washington's time, lots of civil war memorabilia, colonial furniture--something for everyone. My wife and... More 

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Fredericksburg
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Recent renovations have really been well thought out. A fun place to visit and learn without much effort. Of course the old money is displayed in what was once the bank's vault.

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Pa
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We bought a Timeless Ticket at the visitors center and the museum was on the to do list. Well let me just say we spent 3 hours touring the Museum which is made up of 2 buildings. The Museum was filled with area history of all types from what the women wore back in the day, thru area battles, to... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

This is a somewhat small museum. It was interesting to view the history of Fredericksburg. It is worth a stop during a walking tour of the town.

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Fredericksburg, VA
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88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We've lived here 6 years now & have been meaning to get to this museum, which was renovated around the time we moved here. We went a few weeks ago & were amazed at the depth & quality of the collection. There are exhibits & artifacts back to the founding of Virginia & the Native American culture before that. I'm... More 

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ringwood hampshire uk
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We were interested in civil war so this museum was good for us. The furl owe in USA was on so it made up for not going to battlefield tours

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