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The Manassas Museum

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Address: 9101 Prince William St, Manassas, VA 20110-5615
Phone Number: +1 703-368-1873
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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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The Manassas Museum is a little gem in the historic downtown and is a great spot to start sightseeing in town. There was a volunteer there that gave me a delightful tour of small... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed the variety of subjects, and the African American historical display was educational in that I learned facts I had not known.. The volunteers were very helpful and friendly.

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Manassas, Virginia
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Manassas Museum, which is now free, is a great place to learn about Civil War History. Allow 1-2 hours to see the exhibits and stop by the gift shop. The Museum is a quick 2 min walk from the Amtrak/VRE Rail Station where you can stop by the Visitor Center, -Mini-Rail Mueum, Waiting Room, and restrooms. Amtrak is a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Manassas Museum is a little gem in the historic downtown and is a great spot to start sightseeing in town. There was a volunteer there that gave me a delightful tour of small museum, hitting all the high points. After my little tour, I watched a six minute video. The lady in the gift shop gave me some great... More 

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Thank jehenson81
Kingsport, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Glad there were antebellum and 911 displays. Nice gift shop as well. Great location. Nice facility overall.

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

We were walking through town and stumbled upon this museum. It's a small museum that covers life in the area from pre civil war onward. It's a neat little lesson in history. It has a free admission so it is well worth the visit for this small little museum. Small but mighty!!!

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in NJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

We had been before & at that time an admission was charged, now there are receptacles for you to donate. Nice displays both in the corridor & then in the large room about life during the Civil War in Manassas. Very friendly talkative volunteer, he told us he would quiz us about what item we use everyday as a result... More 

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Gainesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

I was born and raised in this area, so I was immersed in school about the history of Prince William County. This was still a great little place to visit. My favorite were the pictures of places that I'm familiar with. Very interesting to read the history and learn more about the area.

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Edenbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

We visited this museum several years ago and wanted to visit again. What a good idea it turned out to be. Very much improved, we took quite a long time enjoying the exhibits and reading more about the war, and really learned a lot. The greeting on entry was enthusiastic and it is obvious that the volunteers are keen to... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

The museum isn't large so you could probably get through it in under an hour. Would recommend visiting in conjuntion with a trip to the Manassas Battlefield -- helps complete the historical significance the area played in the war.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

We were in town for the Civil War weekend which was the best co ordinated program we have attended. They had events in two locations and balls at the train station two nights. Can't be missed!!

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