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Address: 9101 Prince William Street, Manassas, VA 20110
Phone Number: 703-368-1873
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Description: Enjoy a permanent exhibit spanning Native American through 20th Century...
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.
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Small but informative

i managed to see it with a photo history of past and present. a collection of the 100-150 years old images with current images eschewing the changes from the same perspective... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Manassas, Virginia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This museum is in the center of our town and does a great job of providing a history and an overview of life in a small Virginia town. The artifacts are from local sources and the displays change frequently. The Civil War is a significant part of the history of Manassas and many artifacts are on display. The museum sponsors... More 

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278 reviews 278 reviews
58 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

History of Manassas and the people who lived there 100 years ago. Not for Civil War buffs or children but great for anyone who enjoys history. A lot of info packed into a small space.

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Washington DC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

i managed to see it with a photo history of past and present. a collection of the 100-150 years old images with current images eschewing the changes from the same perspective. Very informative and worth a return.

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Manassas, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Small but well done local interest museum. There is also a gift shop with lots of local souvenirs for the area.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Virginia is such a historical state, it's hard to go anywhere without bumping into some artifact or museum. we've lived in Manassas for 15 years and it took 13 to go visit the museum because it was just hiding in plain sight. It's a great tribute to the battles fought in the Manassas area. A little small but with so... More 

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New York City, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

My little grandson and I recently paid a visit to the Manassas Museum. From the outside it looks very big with a beautiful piece of land surrounding it with a small but fun playground and a large parking lot. Once inside you are greeted by 2 very nice and enthusiastic people who orient you to the Museum. The cost is... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you want to learn anything about local Manassas history this is the place to go. There is a knowledgeable, friendly staff who are always ready and willing to answer your questions.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
14 attraction reviews
382 helpful votes 382 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The museum is a wonderful step back in time with a lot of information to look at, and helpful staff. It is not very large so you will not spend a long time here, but it is a great start before walking throughout Old Town. Plus, there is a lot of event information as well.

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Mooresville
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

lots of Civil War info, small only two rooms. Think of the $5.00 entrance fee as helping to build a bigger museum.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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