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New Market Battlefield Military Museum

New Market, VA 22844
+1 540-740-8065
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Fine Museum covers the span of the Civil War as well as the local campaign

This museum not only gives an in-depth account of the battle which took place here but does a great... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2016
Roanoke, Virginia
Amazine private collection of Civil War artifacts

This museum is a surprise. It is a private collection of mostly Civil War artifacts but includes... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2016
Williamsburg, Virginia
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Site of the 1864 Civil War Battle of New Market
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible16%
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New Market, VA 22844
+1 540-740-8065
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

This museum not only gives an in-depth account of the battle which took place here but does a great job of putting the battle into the context of the whole Civil War. The displays are straightforward and very informative with a lot of excellent imagery....More

Thank RoanokeDoug
Reviewed 31 May 2016

This museum is a surprise. It is a private collection of mostly Civil War artifacts but includes Indian, WWI, WW2, and other areas of interest. For me the most amazing item was the 'dirty brown home manufactured' Confederate uniform of Private Theophilus Frank of Company...More

1  Thank J T
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Not sure if this place is still open. I attempted to visit mid-day on a Tuesday in early April and the museum appeared to be "closed down". The gate was closed, no flags flying on the poles, no operating hours posted.......looked deserted. The radio information...More

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Nice display of the different wars. Very informative. Staff were nice. Good thing to do on a rainy day.

1  Thank disneyworldke85
Reviewed 10 November 2015

This was a nice self paced tour addressing many wars. There are a lot of artifacts and photos to examine. The entrance fee is nominal and is good for a few days so you can go back later. I didn't have time to do the...More

1  Thank Mark K
Reviewed 9 November 2015

We saw a sign that said get tickets for the museum and battle field here. We stopped and I asked if the battle field tour was included with the museum tickets. The proprietor stated "you are on the battle field". I asked again to make...More

2  Thank sgwachter
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Greeter, Manager or owner of museum was borderline rude when we walked in. Very negative about the VMI sponsored museum next door. There are typos on labels of exhibits. This is not a civil war based museum. Displays not chronologically organized. Would not come here...More

2  Thank Charlie G
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

We were interested in seeing the area. One of the two persons who treated us upon entry, was very gruff. We asked a few questions about the attraction and one of the neighboring battlefields. The explanation we were given definitely had attitude. We were so...More

2  Thank Bob W
Reviewed 19 October 2015

absolutely fantastic museum. owner is there to help you and answer any questions about civil war, or the local history. also contains a collections of cap guns and other others besides civil war stuff. well worth the money. and well worth your time. Millions of...More

Thank ron k
Reviewed 16 October 2015

The story of the "kids" from VMI fighting here is a strong story. Excellent museum and video. Being a history "buff" I jumped into this place head first and declared it one of the highlights of out trip! Watch the ladies at the farm house...More

Thank wahigle1
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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.