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New Market Battlefield Military Museum

New Market, VA 22844
+1 540-740-8065
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Great personal collection of Civil War and other historical artifacts

We visited this museum with my family. It is a tremendous collection of authentic and interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
stonestacker52
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Flint Hills, Kansas
Good Civil War Site!

My grandson and I did a Civil War road trip and this was one of our stops. I had visited here many... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hunchat
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Chatham, Massachusetts
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good22%
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1 week ago
“Good Civil War Site!”
21 Mar 2017
“New Market Battlefield Museum ”
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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New Market, VA 22844
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+1 540-740-8065
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this museum with my family. It is a tremendous collection of authentic and interesting Civil War artifacts, along with other items from American Indians to the Second World War. This collection was put together over many decades by John M. Bracken who built...More

Thank stonestacker52
Reviewed 1 week ago

My grandson and I did a Civil War road trip and this was one of our stops. I had visited here many years ago, but the museum has been now expanded. FYI, this is a state battlefield not belonging to the NPS. Knowing the entire...More

Thank Hunchat
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

While the museum has interesting information, particularly regarding the participation of VMI cadets in the Battle of New Market, several displays were unfinished. War Between the States art collection is interesting, but much husband, the history buff, says that more authentic artifacts are needed.

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

You may have learned of the Shenandoah Valley Campaign, but it's the only time I heard of the "Field of Shoes." A must see for historians and tourists.

Thank larry d
Reviewed 18 December 2016

The first thing you should do here is view the video presentation. It lays a foundation for everything else you will see here. Most Civil War Museums are similar, but this is different because it highlights the VMI cadets and their contribution to this New...More

Thank Gerry T
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Great history, Interesting, lovely, melancholy, worth the visit. We enjoyed learning about the New Market battle and the VMI cadets. I would recommend this to anyone who loves history and our American culture. Highly recommended!

Thank DaveHom1796
Reviewed 23 November 2016

A private collection which turned into a museum. Not just the Civil War is covered here. Earlier materials from Colonial times and later times are also represented. If everyone in the Civil War got their pictures taken, half of them must be in this museum....More

Thank Russell G
Reviewed 12 November 2016

First, warning! There are two attractions here, and they're next to each other. This is the Battlefield Military Museum and it's a museum. You are NOT touring the battlefield here.What it is, is a display of someone's fabulous collection of military stuff, most of it...More

1  Thank GarthG51
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Very good museum overlooking the battlefield. 45 minute video. Many exhibits in one area were missing, being renovated or replaced or incomplete. Complete walk of the battlefield is easy and covers close to 3 miles. Much of it can be done by car with several...More

Thank Ralph111
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Passed this attraction many times on I-81 and finally took the time to stop in. Glad we did. The 45 minute video was very informative and worth the time to watch. Interesting to go in the house and walk around the out buildings. We drove...More

Thank Tom1925
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mcmichaeldh
is there late check out available
29 January 2015|
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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.
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