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New Market Battlefield Military Museum

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Informative but too much for me

We love history but agree with other reviewers that it was information overload. Also we too... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
New Jersey
Impressive Museum highlighting battle involving New Market Cadets

Since this region is rich in Civil War history, we felt it important to find out more so we visited... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tallahassee, FL
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Site of the 1864 Civil War Battle of New Market
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New Market, VA 22844
+1 540-740-8065
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love history but agree with other reviewers that it was information overload. Also we too thought this was the state museum by the signage and didnt realize it until we left and saw the Virginia Museum signs on the road out. While the collection...More

Thank CarolPNewJersey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While driving on I81 from CT to VA we saw a sign for this place off exit 264 and being fans of museums and history made a stop on our way back to CT. We were not disappointed. The quality of the exhibits is only...More

Thank newflyer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This review is being written by my 11 yr old daughter --- Excellent museum ! I would recommend this to anyone who loves history. And it doesn't only have the Civil war, it has World War 2, The Spanish American war, War of 1812, Revolutionary...More

Thank Christopher W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At first my friend and I were hesitant about going in but gave it a try. So glad we did! Most of the artifacts were Civil War items, but there were items from the Revolutionary war up through Vietnam. We spent appx over 1-1/2 hrs...More

Thank Sherryl F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since this region is rich in Civil War history, we felt it important to find out more so we visited New Market Battlefield State Park. We arrived mid afternoon, so we had to bypass some of the exhibits in order to see the farm. The...More

Thank traintraveler53
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In visiting many Civil War Museums, we stumbled upon this one and found it to be one of the finest we have visited. It had the Most extensive memorabilia and firearms collection we have seen. We easily spent 3 hours there! It is located on...More

Thank nhgallup
Reviewed 18 August 2018

We stopped here by mistake thinking it was the New Market Battle field. We were so glad we did. The collection of artifacts was vast. We really enjoyed our visit. You should leave enough time to visit here. This museum covers much more than the...More

1  Thank Carl C
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Like most, we pulled in due to the sign "Buy your civil war museum tickets here" We decided to check this place out first after finding out what it was. It is an amazing chronologically ordered private display of the military history of the USA...More

2  Thank spiritrock
Reviewed 21 July 2018

We drove into this museum because a sign said "Buy Virginia Civil War Museum" tickets here. But this was not the Virginia Civil War Museum we were driving to. So we did not go in. This is confusing to travelers, if we had more time...More

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is a private museum and not the State of Virginia's Museum just down the road, but well worth the visit. I feel fortunate I did not heed the negative reviews posted here on TripAdvisor. This collection includes artifacts, photos and information on ALL the...More

1  Thank mahew22
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29 January 2015|
Response from michaelwhite3268 | Reviewed this property |
There are 3 motels in the area, I'm sure one of them has a late checkout. New market battlefield museum though is under renovations. It may not be open.