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Winchester-Frederick County Convention & Visitors Center

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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A great place to visit

This is a museum and shop all in one, with displays about local history and attractions, as well as... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Barry S
Acquired a wealth of Winchester information.

Before my stop had checked many sites-battlefields, museums & restaurants, yet Natasha provided... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Jack L
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Welcome to the Winchester area! We're the official Visitor Center and Tourism Office representing the City of Winchester and Frederick County, Virginia. Stop by any day of the week, 9am-5pm, to get personal and friendly information on the entire...more
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1400 S Pleasant Valley Rd, Winchester, VA 22601-4465
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

This is a museum and shop all in one, with displays about local history and attractions, as well as locally grown or prepared food and beverages. It's a great place to visit!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Barry S
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Before my stop had checked many sites-battlefields, museums & restaurants, yet Natasha provided much more than I knew about. Each sheet of information had the site's name-battlefield, restaurant & museum-address making the GPS unit setup easy. Natasha took her time to explain & show what...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

My daughter and I were in town to visit Shenandoah University and we had some time to kill, so we stopped here. Friendly staff. We picked up a map of the Old Town area and walked around there and the lake near the visitor's center....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Justin K, Executive Director at Winchester-Frederick County Convention & Visitors Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thank you so much stopping by, and we're glad we could help orientate you to the area. SU is a great school and we hope your daughter had a good visit. Even if she chooses a different school, there are plenty of fun discoveries for...More

Reviewed 17 July 2018

This site is a must stop for your orientation as to what to do during your visit to Winchester and the Shenandoah Valley. Besides the usual array of travel brochures this is also where you can purchase your souvenirs from clothing, coffee mugs, apple candy,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

This is a beautiful visitors center chock full of information on the area. In addition to the usual racks of pamplets and souvenirs, we were pleasantly surprised to find a well-done overview of the Civil War battles in the Shenandoah with a short movie and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Justin K, Executive Director at Winchester-Frederick County Convention & Visitors Center, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, and we're so glad we were able to be a good starting off point for what we hope is a great trip to the Winchester area. By the way, if you're still in...More

Reviewed 26 June 2018

We stopped in here at the end of a busy day touring Winchester. We were hot and tired, and wanted to make one more stop before going back to our hotel in Martinsburg. On a TripAdvisor forum, we were told of “Apple Cider Slushies” at...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Justin K, Executive Director at Winchester-Frederick County Convention & Visitors Center, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review, and we're so glad we were able to assist you during your time here in the Winchester area. Marker-Miller has great apple cider slushies (as well as apple cider donuts made on-site). Next visit,...More

Reviewed 31 May 2018

This is a perfect place to get ideas of "must see" attractions in the Winchester area. They have a wealth of maps, brochures, info, postcards to choose from. The atmosphere is inviting, and relaxing. Browse as long as you like. They even have info for...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Justin K, Executive Director at Winchester-Frederick County Convention & Visitors Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Thank you so much for the kind words and for stopping by our Visitor Center. We love that many locals come in to find out more about their own backyard, especially when they know friends and relatives are coming to visit. We always have new...More

Reviewed 26 May 2018

This was our third visit to the Winchester area in as many years. I wish I had the forethought to visit the Visitor's Center on our first trip. The presentations and displays provided a great overview of the area and the attendant was a wealth...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Justin K, Executive Director at Winchester-Frederick County Convention & Visitors Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Thank you Bob for taking the time to review us, and mostly for stopping by our Visitor Center. We pride ourselves in providing a wealth of unbiased information about the Winchester, Frederick County and Shenandoah Valley areas. We're glad you've been back to our area...More

Reviewed 23 September 2017

When visiting Winchester, VA, start at the Winchester-Frederick Co. Convention & Visitors Center. This place is a wealth of information. Staff is knowledgeable and really friendly. A gift shop area with many local items and a great book selection.More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Justin K, Manager at Winchester-Frederick County Convention & Visitors Center, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, and our team is very happy that we were able to provide a good starting point for your visit to the Winchester-Frederick County area. This is a beautiful time of year to visit...More

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

This place was a great start for our time spent in Winchester. The lady working inside was super nice and helpful. There's a short video about the civil war battles that happened and a nice section of Patsy Cline memorabilia inside. The local apple orchards...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Justin K, Manager at Winchester-Frederick County Convention & Visitors Center, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, and our whole team is glad to hear that we were able to provide such a great start to your visit. The Becoming Patsy Cline exhibit is brand new and is a partnership...More

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