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Good Llittle Museum

The Manassas Museum is not large, but it covers a lot of history. The staff is very helpful and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Manassas, Virginia
Nice museum for the city of Manassas history

A lot of people visit this museum thinking they are going to a Civil War museum and are... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Manassas, Virginia
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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
9101 Prince William St, Manassas, VA 20110-5615
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All reviews gift shop civil war local history historic railroad eight acres storied past award winning william street changing exhibits special events square foot unique gifts no charge well worth the stop great history lesson short visit on display
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Manassas Museum is not large, but it covers a lot of history. The staff is very helpful and can give you pointers on other historic places to see in the area.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

A lot of people visit this museum thinking they are going to a Civil War museum and are disappointed to learn it is just the town history. If you know that going in, you will likely enjoy your visit. The display area isn’t extremely large...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 4, 2018

An interesting place to visit in Old Town Manassas. Small but contains a lot of history, with some interesting displays, very friendly staff that is knowledgeable and helpful. Great for a short visit to look back on our history and browse the gift shop.

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

This small museum would be an excellent place to visit before or after visiting g the Manassas National Battlefield and museum. The Manassas Museum completes part of the civil war story, and the years afterward.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Katherine M
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

While the museum itself is small, it gives a great overview of the city during the Civil War and the great lengths overcoming diversity and thriving throughout the years, with a lot of local insights to even current events. The museum shop is adorable and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shaun B
Reviewed September 13, 2018

This museum is pretty small but contained a lot of great information. It was well worth the stop. Plus, it's free. We weren't quite sure where to park, so we parked across the street in a parking deck. Glad we did and then went to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

he gift shop is a great place for local gifts. Museum is small but well done. They host numerous events during the year on the lawn. Great family activities.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank fhwallace
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Another free museum in the area. Staff was great and was nice walking thru and finding out information about how the town was affected by the civil war.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank billphoto1
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Very impressed with the museum. Clean, well organized. great history lesson. Great events on the lawn as well.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 143bill
Reviewed August 4, 2018

The Manassas Museum, located at 9101 Prince William Street in Manassas, Virginia, tells the story of Manassas Junction, the sleepy little hamlet where vital railroad lines intersected and armies in 1861 to start the Civil War. The 7,000-square-foot building, easily accessible off I-66 only 30...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from Idette T | Reviewed this property |
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