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“Wonderful exhibit”

National Sporting Library & Museum
Ranked #3 of 25 things to do in Middleburg
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Founded in 1954, the National Sporting Library & Museum (NSLM) is located in Middleburg, the heart of Virginia's beautiful hunt country. The inviting, 6-acre campus, world-class research Library, and fine art Museum highlight the rich heritage and tradition of equestrian sport. The NSLM offers a wide variety of educational programs, exhibitions, and family activities throughout the year.
Alexandria, Virginia
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3 reviews
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“Wonderful exhibit”
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Like taking the road less traveled, this gem of a museum is a terrific respite from the massive buildings on the mall. We happened to see the exhibit on women riding side saddle, not something you see every day and quite charming. It's a beautiful building mixing old with new seamlessly.

Visited July 2014
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Atlanta, Georgia
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169 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
“toured only library portion (free)..museum as of March 1St $10!!!”
Reviewed 7 March 2014 via mobile

Very interesting 15mins to see beautiful paintings on wall and a beautifully displayed fly fishing exhibit on the left wall. The museum did not appear $10 worth to us so we passed.

Visited March 2014
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Sterling, Virginia
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103 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“A Good Way to Spend a Day”
Reviewed 24 February 2014

This day trip is within easy travelling distance from Leesburg and once you enter Middleburg, this library and museum are easy to find. There is something for everyone to enjoy at both the library and museum---art, sculptures, weathervanes, old and rare books, collections, the buildings themselves, as well as the grounds. The guides are happy to facilitate your visit and are knowledgeable about the exhibits, as well as Middleburg itself.

Visited February 2014
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Pennsylvania
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63 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Must see in Middleburg”
Reviewed 22 February 2014

Fabulous exhibit of art of sport fishing by many top artists as well as beautifully detailed art featuring birds in various natural settings by two artists . Was also a gallery with a more permanent exhibit related to horses with fox hunting or racing themes.

Visited January 2014
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Novato, California
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86 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Nice visit”
Reviewed 30 December 2013

It was a nice exhibit, a little disappointing, not as much Equestrian as I expected. More hunting and fishing pictures and art work.

Visited November 2013
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