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Went to see a bit of history today and stopped at the battlefield of Manassas. We toured the fields... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2019
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Manassas Musuem Visit

FREE museum. This is a lovely little museum with a very helpful, informative staff. They were able... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2019
Lisa S
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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...more
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9101 Prince William St, Manassas, VA 20110-5615
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Reviewed July 27, 2019

I was extremely excited to visit the historic Liberia Plantation in Manassas, which is open to visitors one day a month. Despite the fact that the city clearly has invested significnant resources in refurbishing this historic home, the volunteer docent who gave our tour was...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 25, 2019 via mobile

Went to see a bit of history today and stopped at the battlefield of Manassas. We toured the fields and the museum which held some relics, a small gift shop, and a theater with an audio story. They also offer 2 guided tours at 11...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 13, 2019

FREE museum. This is a lovely little museum with a very helpful, informative staff. They were able to answer all my questions. Some of the exhibits are permanent and others change every couple of months. Good for children and adults. They have a lovely gift...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Lisa S
Reviewed May 10, 2019

The first battle of the Civil War was fought just down the road at Bull Run Creek and the history of Manassas, Virginia, was built on its prominence as a transportation hub. So it is appropriate that the Manassas Museum displays an extensive exhibit of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed April 28, 2019

Great place to visit. Employees were very willing to explain and show us their musuem. Lots of interesting stuff and nice gift shop.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 28, 2019

This is a must stop before or after touring the battle fields to give you a more complete feel for the times. The exhibits are neat and well arranged. However, the lighting seems to glare off the exhibit interpretive signage making it a bit difficult...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank mpofirefighter
Reviewed April 20, 2019

Displays cover the entire history of the Manassas area, from settlement to modern times. A very nice museum, as small museums go. Well worth the time I spent. And such friendly people. And they have maps and directions to other sights around Manassas (unlike the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Steve P
Reviewed April 14, 2019

Great place for souvenirs and displays from old town Manassas, Also source for Cats Meow depictions of local sites

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bettyrobinson2
Reviewed February 17, 2019

A great museum operated by the City that has great community history in addition to Civil War history. There are rotating exhibits with more contemporary themes, and they have a great gift shop with unique items and Manassas-centric items. The museum also has lots of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tribe93
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

The museum sits feet away from the original Manassas depot that was rated during the Civil War and brought the war of the states to Manassas

Date of experience: September 2018
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The museum is very good- small enough to keep your attention, giving a history of the town. Lots of nicelittle eateries downtown. Please go to the rail station which is used as a computer station, but has the original... More
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