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Small but well presented and interesting

This small museum would be an excellent place to visit before or after visiting g the Manassas... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Katherine M
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Manassas, Virginia
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Small but worth the visit

This museum is pretty small but contained a lot of great information. It was well worth the stop... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Mandy R
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Enjoy a permanent exhibit spanning Native American through 20th Century periods, with a special emphasis on the Civil War. Meet spies and scallyways, slaves and soldiers, presidents and generals as you and your family experience special living...more
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9101 Prince William St, Manassas, VA 20110-5615
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 November 2014

The museum is a wonderful step back in time with a lot of information to look at, and helpful staff. It is not very large so you will not spend a long time here, but it is a great start before walking throughout Old Town....More

4  Thank Christine H
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 17 June 2013

I visited here with a group of senior citizens. Ahead of time I arranged for a guided tour and explained that when travelling with seniors we tend to run late. The guy over the phone was understanding and said it wouldn't be a problem. When...More

4  Thank Kate Z
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

This small museum would be an excellent place to visit before or after visiting g the Manassas National Battlefield and museum. The Manassas Museum completes part of the civil war story, and the years afterward.

Thank Katherine M
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

While the museum itself is small, it gives a great overview of the city during the Civil War and the great lengths overcoming diversity and thriving throughout the years, with a lot of local insights to even current events. The museum shop is adorable and...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2018

This museum is pretty small but contained a lot of great information. It was well worth the stop. Plus, it's free. We weren't quite sure where to park, so we parked across the street in a parking deck. Glad we did and then went to...More

1  Thank Mandy R
Reviewed 28 August 2018

he gift shop is a great place for local gifts. Museum is small but well done. They host numerous events during the year on the lawn. Great family activities.

Thank fhwallace
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Another free museum in the area. Staff was great and was nice walking thru and finding out information about how the town was affected by the civil war.

Thank billphoto1
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Very impressed with the museum. Clean, well organized. great history lesson. Great events on the lawn as well.

Thank 143bill
Reviewed 5 August 2018

The Manassas Museum, located at 9101 Prince William Street in Manassas, Virginia, tells the story of Manassas Junction, the sleepy little hamlet where vital railroad lines intersected and armies in 1861 to start the Civil War. The 7,000-square-foot building, easily accessible off I-66 only 30...More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 23 July 2018

It gives a quick view of the history of Manassas. Thru the beginning, then the Civil War and beyond. Tells of the naming of the town, the historical buildings and why/who. The railroad is very important to Manassas and you will learn all about that...More

Thank superbrino
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

I think Old Towne Manassas is doing great with develping/ improving the town with keeping old charm. The museum, station, pavilion are the center of activities. Museum's spacey lawn is perfect for everyone and every day.

Thank Sibx2
Reviewed 27 June 2018

This is a great little museum to orient one to the history of the Manassas area and Northern Virginia. The exhibit on the Boys and Girls Clubs would have been enhanced by mentioning who the supporters are and how to get involved.

Thank lovestogarden
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The museum is very good- small enough to keep your attention, giving a history of the town. Lots of nicelittle eateries downtown. Please go to the rail station which is used as a computer station, but has the original... More
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