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“Nice museum that can be seen in an hour or two.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Manassas Museum

The Manassas Museum
Ranked #3 of 27 things to do in Manassas
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Grafton, Wisconsin
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45 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Nice museum that can be seen in an hour or two.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013 via mobile

Local museum that fovers the locality from pioneer times, through post civil war times. Lots of information on slavery and slave ownong families.
Lots of Civil War artifacts. Guns, tools, clothing, period photographs and do uments.
Well planed layout and plenty of signage to tell you what you need to know about what you are seeing.

Visited April 2013
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Berne, NY
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79 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Way to go manassas”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013 via mobile

A really good museum. Good video. Interesting docent. Friendly and knowledgeable. Little difficult to find. No parking for RVs and the streets were not designed for fifth wheelers. Not much about the battles themselves.

Visited April 2013
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Oklahoma
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362 reviews
125 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
“Wake Up Call!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

The film is fantastic but very hard to watch. The grounds are wonderful and the different points are carefully explained and easy to find.

Visited March 2013
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Centreville, Virginia
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25 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“manassas museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

agree with previous posts that, for small museum, very good. friendly, knowledgeable greeter at door and a volunteer in the museum itself answering questions, etc. but traveling exhibit was certainly lacking in actual objects, almost nothing but reading cards. just a walk across street from a very helpful visitors center too.

Visited March 2013
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Thank STENISE
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Manassas, Virginia
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82 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Pre- and Post- Civil War History”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

Good museum for an overview of area history into the early 20th century. Usually one temporary or traveling exhibit on display in addition to the permanent collection.

Visited October 2012
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Thank Miriam V
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