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The Manassas Museum

9101 Prince William Street, Manassas, VA 20110
703-368-1873
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Ranked #5 of 13 Attractions in Manassas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
Owner description: Enjoy a permanent exhibit spanning Native American through 20th Century periods, with a special emphasis on the Civil War. Meet spies and scallyways,... more » Owner description: Enjoy a permanent exhibit spanning Native American through 20th Century periods, with a special emphasis on the Civil War. Meet spies and scallyways, slaves and soldiers, presidents and generals as you and your family experience special living history portrayals from the past. Don't miss the Museum's seven diverse historic sites, all nearby, or changing exhibit space. « less
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English first
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

While the museum is small, the staff was informative, and the facility was well kept. The display made the visit worth the visit. They do have rotting exhibits, we just missed one of pictures done by a soldier during the Civil War. Small but adequate gift shop.

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Haymarket, Virginia
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42 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I love going to the Manassas Museum. They have many special events especially for children and families. I like to go to the book talks and signings. I love the interpretaive history demos on the museum lawn. The displays change regularly and there are many great gifts and local resources on sale in the gift shop. A must see for... More

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Laurinburg, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This is a very small museum. Although interesting it is way too small to charge admission even though i know its necessary to keep it up. The volunteer staff there is exceptionally nice and the museum and grounds are well kept.

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Lindenwold, New Jersey
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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Interesting exhibits and artifacts in a very small museum. There is a 7 minute video that was very informative. They place is clean and well displayed and well kept. But I honestly think we were through it in 1/2 an hour. There is also a small expensive gift shop.

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Reston, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This is a small museum. It has some interesting artifacts but not very interactive. We came with kids and we were ready to leave after about 15 minutes of viewing the exhibits. They enjoyed the gift shop, which had some interesting books and items, and we wound up spending as much time in the gift shop as the museum.

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Manassas, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a wonderful museum to take in one afternoon. It is a treasure trove of info on the civil war and the Battles of Manassas 1 &2.

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

This is a small museum which tells the story of Masassas VA. Laid out well with interesting exhibits. We learned quite a bit. The staff members were very helpful - suggesting several restaurants nearby for lunch. The gift shop had some unusual gifts as well. We were glad we spent an hour there.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Manassas is a quiet community with a quaint downtown area and a well placed, very informative Museum that holds some some very interesting installations of historical Civil War era Virginia. It's a must see for any War buffs and a great addition to a day trip to Manassas.

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Manassas, Virginia, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

We are new to the area and visited the museum to learn more about the area and its civil war history. It is small but the items they have are in amazing condition. It is very clean and well displayed. There are also many site tours that you can do in the area(plantation, forts, and old school) but the dates... More

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Manassas, Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Manassas Museum is well worth the visit if you enjoy the civil war. For kids younger than 12 they may not enjoy it because there is a lot of reading and original photos to look at. The museum was created by artifacts the local people donated to it. For me this makes it quite interesting. It is a small... More

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