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Address: 261 Caverns Road, Shenandoah Caverns, Quicksburg, VA 22847
Phone Number: 540-477-3115
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Wow! If you ever watched a parade on TV this is for you

After my husband and I finished at the Shenandoah Caverns we went here. It was free. There were at least 20+ floats along with a little history on them. Up close it was amazing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
RedHot50
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Largo, Florida
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Largo, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After my husband and I finished at the Shenandoah Caverns we went here. It was free. There were at least 20+ floats along with a little history on them. Up close it was amazing how large they really are.

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West Creek, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When you walk into the building, you are immediately surprised. It exceeds expectations, and definitely a must see!! It's a warehouse type building with parade floats from many different parades. Standing next to them and reading the description makes you feel as if your actually there at the edge of the parade watching the float. Also a plus, because it... More 

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Dover, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We drove about an hour to check this place out while cabin camping in Virginia. we brought our 2 year old son and he loved the floats (the train one especially!) These things were huge! Ill admit, it was a little odd and creepy at first, but these floats are way cool! its neat to see the one cut-away float--... More 

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Franklin, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We were told about this attraction by a local business, as we had never heard of it, and it wasn't in any of the brochures we had. If you are in this area, take the time to tour it, as it is breathtaking and awesome. It is only 10.00 per person for admission, and the lobby is decked out with... More 

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Pulaski
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This museum contained some very beautiful floats and other decorations from inaugural parades, inaugural balls, the Rose Parade, and the Pennsylvania Thanksgiving Day parade. It was fun to take our time and look at all there was.

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1 Thank Judy S
Brooklyn, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Very nice, and no extra charge. Go to Luray, and then visit here... floats from many parades, no reproductions.

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Manchester, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This exhibit is adjacent to the Shenandoah Cave. It includes 40,000 square feet of parade floats used in parades from the 90's. If you've never seen a parade float up close and personal, this is a must see. We are all familiar with watching national parades on TV during the holidays. They certainly look different up close.

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This attraction was included in our ticket to the caverns so we had to stop in and see what it was all about. My boys enjoyed it (3, 8, 10). The floats are enormous and yes, you are able to get on some of them (but not all) We went on a very very slow day so we were the... More 

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1 Thank Denise S
Elliston
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116 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

It was wonderful to see in person floats that maybe I'd once seen on television in the Rose Parade or Presidential Inaugurations. There are also stages and other props used at political conventions, fighter planes and various other surprises. There was much more here than I expected and I enjoyed visiting.

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Abingdon, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This huge building contains a myriad of floats from presidential inaugural parades and Rose Bowl parades. The floats are enormous and beautiful. Some are more than 2 stories tall. The float of the American flag must be more than a block long. There is a really cool train garden on the way out. Don't miss it. The grounds outside are... More 

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