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Pamplin Historical Park

6125 Boydton Plank Rd, Petersburg, VA 23803-7494
+1 877-726-7546
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Helps in Understanding the Civil War.

Excellent place to gain a better understanding of the Civil War. Not only are there excellent... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Baltimore, Maryland
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We arrived on a weekday and noted no one was at the front desk. That was OK, as we went into the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Raleigh, North Carolina
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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."
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
6125 Boydton Plank Rd, Petersburg, VA 23803-7494
+1 877-726-7546
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent place to gain a better understanding of the Civil War. Not only are there excellent displays, there are audio tours that are given in the voice of a soldier of that time. You can choose the soldier you'd like to understand more about. The...More

Thank mom22militarymen
Reviewed 5 days ago

We arrived on a weekday and noted no one was at the front desk. That was OK, as we went into the gift shop to browse. There was a noisy group of older children massing inside and a loud adult voice shouting over the din....More

Thank TheCovertCritic
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum focuses on the life of the soldier during the Civil War, and it is excellent. You get an audio guide, and you can also choose to hear addition information as you go along. All the information is very interesting, and I learned a...More

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

visited the park, very nice facility. had a little trouble with information on the demo's. (Rifle/Canon) thought there would be live demo. but only movies this day. nice walk around park. Got to watch school kids visiting do the hands on with a couple of...More

Thank ronaldbyram
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited 5/20/17 an were really impressed with the museum and historical trails/buildings. Not only was it very informative but we were able to hike for 4-5 miles and get our exercise for the day exploring The Main Loop and the Headwaters Trail.

Thank John E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Pamplin and was so taken by the quality of the entire place. Our guide Ashley was of the best I have ever seen anywhere! The kids loved the outdoor gun drill and the musket exhibition. The indoor exhibitions were extremely well done...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This private non-profit foundation-run park delivers a whole new insight into the Petersburg /Richmond end game. The facilities are incredible, with automation, dioramas and narrated earphone tour. It is WELL WORTH the admission, and is great for kids as well as serious students of the...More

1  Thank menckenman
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The recommended time here is 2-4 hours, but we spent most of the day, except for an hour off-site to get lunch. The Civil War Soldier museum is SO well done, that if you stop to read and listen to everything you'll be there a...More

Thank Sharonov
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Great piece of history. Spent several hours roaming around outside taking pics and touring the museum. I highly recommend it. Even on a chilly day you can enjoy the museum. Would love to come when they have all of the people in costume bringing everything...More

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Hi there, We really enjoyed our visit. We arrived in the afternoon and should have had plenty of time to see what we wanted. However, I decided to go to one of the movies and wasted at least 30 minutes of my time there due...More

Thank Barbara S
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What is the entrance fee?
24 March 2017|
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!
How much is the entrance fee?
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.
Maureen W
What is available to see after Labor Day?
9 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