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Address: New Market, VA 22844
Phone Number: 5407408065
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Site of the 1864 Civil War Battle of New Market

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Young children are likely to get bored at this museum. Everything is inside glass displays with TONS of reading. Picture after picture of Civil War era.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Holly Springs, North Carolina
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Holly Springs, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Young children are likely to get bored at this museum. Everything is inside glass displays with TONS of reading. Picture after picture of Civil War era.

Thank CVagle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting the New Market Battlefield and Museum was a very well-done educational experience. Although the battlefield is rather small, it is easy to walk. The museum is very nice with some wonderful exhibits. The staff couldn't be more helpful. It is worth the time and money to spend some time here.

Thank Daniel O
Fruitland Park, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

The museum at New Market was very interesting and informative. The best part is the actual battlefield and the houses make sure to go see the houses and walk the wheat fields. The children loved the movie and the displays. Overall a good stop when riding through Virginia.

1 Thank cabe0728
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

This is a collection that has been accumulated by one man! And it is incredible. Well worth the price of admission. Allocate at least an hour or more to see this museum and to walk the battlefield. Museum is in the middle of the battlefield.

Thank F9415COterryf
The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

First see the movie about the battle, the visit the museum and after that go outside with the map you got when you bought your ticket and see the battle grounds. The poles correspond with the numbers on your map and you get a clear view of what happened here.

1 Thank Hans V
Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

This museum not only gives an in-depth account of the battle which took place here but does a great job of putting the battle into the context of the whole Civil War. The displays are straightforward and very informative with a lot of excellent imagery. The farm home which was a focal point of the battle happened to be closed... More 

Thank RoanokeDoug
Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This museum is a surprise. It is a private collection of mostly Civil War artifacts but includes Indian, WWI, WW2, and other areas of interest. For me the most amazing item was the 'dirty brown home manufactured' Confederate uniform of Private Theophilus Frank of Company B - 48th North Carolina Infantry . . . too many people think the Confederate... More 

Thank J T
Harker Heights
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Not sure if this place is still open. I attempted to visit mid-day on a Tuesday in early April and the museum appeared to be "closed down". The gate was closed, no flags flying on the poles, no operating hours posted.......looked deserted. The radio information station posted on the highway still had a reminder that tickets purchased here did not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

Nice display of the different wars. Very informative. Staff were nice. Good thing to do on a rainy day.

Thank disneyworldke85
Bristol, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

This was a nice self paced tour addressing many wars. There are a lot of artifacts and photos to examine. The entrance fee is nominal and is good for a few days so you can go back later. I didn't have time to do the grounds tour but will when we return.

Thank Mark K

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