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Pamplin Historical Park

6125 Boydton Plank Rd, Petersburg, VA 23803-7494
+1 877-726-7546
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A Must Visit

We had only time for about 4 hours and could easily have done 6 hours. The movie that was shown... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
hosea49
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Southampton, MA
Hidden gem

We visited with two children ages 8 and 10 and our parents. Everyone enjoyed their visit. This park... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jwrva
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Hamburg, NJ
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Featuring the engaging National Museum of the Civil War Soldier, Tudor Hall Plantation, a recreated Military Encampment, and some of the best preserved earthworks in existence, this 424-acre park relives the life and times of a soldier during America's "War Between the States."
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tudor hall” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
6125 Boydton Plank Rd, Petersburg, VA 23803-7494
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+1 877-726-7546
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had only time for about 4 hours and could easily have done 6 hours. The movie that was shown clearly gave the compete story of the battle and the walking tour added to that.

Thank hosea49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with two children ages 8 and 10 and our parents. Everyone enjoyed their visit. This park does a better job than most of making you feel like you are there. The exhibits are engaging and enjoyed but all ages. The audio provides very...More

Thank jwrva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is of great historic significance. The area is a part of the fortifications around Petersburg during the Civil War. Many of the activities are interactive and of particular appeal to children. In a time when history is less taught,this park offers a great...More

Thank davide542
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Myself and a few friends visited Pamplin Park last Friday for the first time. We happened to stumble upon the park on google looking for things to do in the area while passing through. From the moment that we walked in, we were greeted by...More

Thank stephen406
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We took a guided tour of the Historical park It was fantastic. All of the exhibits were top notch. The guide took us on a walking tour of the battlefield, and explained so much to us. We had a box lunch in the dining room,...More

Thank kyoungs1
Reviewed 23 August 2017

You come here, and you are instantly grabbed the moment you arrive. In case you are wondering, they do not take sides here. The show you everything from both views. The place is very well preserved.

Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Extremely clean well designed Civil war park with audio interactive headset. Reasonably priced. Check hours as change throughout the season. Indoor museum can pleasantly consume your time. Outdoor plantation, battlefield, camp, earthworks, live animal and working garden on site. Several benches available to sit and...More

Thank Kurt_on_the_go
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This is an outstanding museum that gives an unparalleled immersion experience of the Civil War. The main museum's walk through displays were eye-popping and the recreation of the outer ring defense works was unique in my personal experience. If you pass this museum by, (easy...More

1  Thank Dotsultant
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

A museum , Civil War earthworks, an antebellum plantation, gift store that provide an excellent overview of a significant battle of the Civil War . Beautiful grounds, and an audio tour helps with providing even more details. Privately developed by the Pamplin family to preserve...More

1  Thank PattieC757
MemberServices1865, Director of Marketing & Development at Pamplin Historical Park, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for sharing your days with us! if you're considering multiple visits, check out our new membership opportunities for unlimited park and museum access.

Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This privately funded Civil War park has something for everyone. There is an interactive audio tour that accompanies the indoor museum. The guides are well -informed and enhance tours of actual earth works, a plantation, and a replica of Confederate defenses. The facilities are well-maintained...More

1  Thank Heather A
MemberServices1865, Director of Marketing & Development at Pamplin Historical Park, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for visiting and we are glad that you enjoyed your Park experience with us!

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Garks
24 March 2017|
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Response from Charles S | Property representative |
The General Admission fee is $13 for adults, $8 for children aged 6-12 and free for children 5 and under. There are also AAA, Military, Senior and group discounts available. Thanks so much for asking!
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Garks
24 March 2017|
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Response from MemberServices1865 | Property representative |
Hi Garks, General Admission is $13 Adults, $12 Seniors 62+/Active Military, $8 Children 6-12, Free Children 5 & under. Thank you for your interest.
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Maureen W
8 September 2016|
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Response from MemberServices1865 | Property representative |
After Labor Day our schedule is much the same as the rest of the year. Along with our four historic homes, four world-class museums, and 4 miles of battlefield trails, we also have many special events. Autumn is the season... More
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