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Hupp's Hill Civil War Park

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Address: 33229 Old Valley Pike, Strasburg, VA 22657-3715
Phone Number: 540.465.5884
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Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Tue 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hupp's Hill Civil War Park is the home of the ONLY museum dedicated to...

Hupp's Hill Civil War Park is the home of the ONLY museum dedicated to telling the story of the Civil War Battle of Cedar Creek fought nearby. The museum features numerous archaeological artifacts and a 45 minute film on the battle in our theatre. The Battle of Cedar Creek was the largest battle fought in the Shenandoah Valley.Outside, our grounds have a 1/2 mile loop nature/ history trail that highlights remains of Civil War fortifications, fantasic views of the surrounding landscape, and the unique geology of the region. We also have picnic facilities for those who want to take a break from traveling.Hupp's Hill is also the home of the Gateway to Shenandoah Visitor Center, your information source for travel in Shenandoah County, the Shenandoah Valley, and the state of Virginia.Hupp's Hill is jointly operated by the Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation and the Town of Strasburg.

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Fun way to spend a couple hours

This place was a nice way to spend a rainy day - can be done in 1-2 hrs. The kids (aged 4-11) enjoyed the Civil War artifacts the most, and we adults enjoyed reading the story... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
mezmariz
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place was a nice way to spend a rainy day - can be done in 1-2 hrs. The kids (aged 4-11) enjoyed the Civil War artifacts the most, and we adults enjoyed reading the story boards. The movie is a must - very interesting, and the kids enjoyed that too. Be sure to spend time outside in the park,... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

With so many battles fought in Virginia battlefield sites are not always preserved. But this is a small site with a museum that is an excellent little site. Great movie explaining the battle of Cedar Creek

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Bowie, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

This place is probably decent if you're a civil war buff. We went because it was rainy, and while it wasn't a bad way to kill a few hours, the $5 cover charge for a one-room museum seemed kind of high. There is a 45 minute video you can start off with that is clearly locally made; with that said,... More 

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Washington DC USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

We were impatient, on a nice fall day, to get out and walk. However, we stayed for the movie and found it a first-rate presentation of the Civil War in the area. The Museum staff were knowledgeable and accommodating, the other exhibits are interesting artifacts and the gift shop was a stocking stuffer find. All in all, a very fine... More 

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Thank MaryBWashingtonDCUSA
Millsboro, Delaware, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

The lady who greeted us at the door was wonderful. Friendly and very knowledgeable of what went on during the war in that area. The museum was well stocked with actual civil war relics from the local battles. The film of approximately 42 minutes was very informative.

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Thank Bruce C
Romulus, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Was taking my mom to see some of Virginia. Something she has wanted to do for a long time. Stayed at the Ramada in Strasburg and after check-in, we went to Hupp's Hill Park. We got there an hour before they closed for the night but the attendant was very helpful and shared her vast knowledge with us and made... More 

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Canandaigua, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

Loved this small place. Very nice walking trail with interesting placards throughout giving the history. Very small gift shop but they have some really beautiful wood items. The lady at the desk was very friendly and informative. We did not go in the museum but she said there were lots of artifacts from the war so I'm sure Civil War... More 

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Thank Kelly G
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

In Virginia, especially in the Shenandoah Valley, put Stonewall Jackson's name on a product or building or business or museum and it sells. Take the example of Hupp's Hill Civil War Park at 33229 Old Valley Pike north of Strasburg, Virginia. It is the site of the museum that tells the little-known and rarely discussed story of the battle of... More 

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clovis CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

we had a good stop here...small area. very interesting visitor center with great goods and helpful ladies.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

Extensive and informative Civil War collection. Easily spend 2 hours. The grounds are worth spending time exploring. If only there was less tree cover so one could visualize better. Look for Hupp's cave!

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