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Address: 15 W Bank St, Petersburg, VA 23803-3213
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This is a nice medium size museum with a lot of local history and focused on the siege of Petersburg during the civil war. Some very nice artifacts.

Reviewed 2 February 2016
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Prince George, Virginia
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Suffolk
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Due to mismanagement of funds by the City Council of Petersburg, the Siege Museum is closed. No idea on when it is to be reopened, currently pursuing a grant from the Federal Government in order to reopen staffed with volunteers.

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Petersburg, Virginia
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28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Siege Museum is currently closed for renovation. Check back often for new Opening Dates. This is a Historical Tour well worth your time. The video is packed with incredible key history information

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1 Thank LWGold
Virginia
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288 reviews
101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The Petersburg Siege Museum tells the story of the citizens of Petersburg during the siege of Petersburg during the Civil War. You can't do the Petersburg Museum / Civil War tour without visiting the Siege Museum.

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Thank Janet_and_Jerry
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Due to financial mismanagement all museums in Petersburg are closing. This is a shame, as Petersburg could be a historical gem like Williamsburg, with the right management.

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Norwalk, Iowa
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42 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

It has been several years since our visit but the uniqness of the facility in Petersburg, an old grain trading center is worth a visit. It is loaded with southern lifestyle, Confederal memorabilia, the struggle of a community held hostage in their own community and the hub for railroading throughout the south made this stop and other sites in the... More 

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Petersburg, Virginia
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

It's closed due to Petersburg being broke, its a city run museum, and its closed due to Petersburg low on money

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Thank skins2010
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Another fascinating visit - so much to see and learn about in Petersburg! Hear the stories and impact that the Civil War had on the people of this historic town - such nice and informative staff!!!

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Prince George, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016

This is a nice medium size museum with a lot of local history and focused on the siege of Petersburg during the civil war. Some very nice artifacts.

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Petersburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

this wonderful civil war museum is closed for the next 12 months for extensive interior renovation. Check back on trip advisor about this time next year.

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Visit the Siege Museum before visiting Petersburg National Battlefield. You will learn the back story and the true story of the siege of Petersburg. Many historical artifacts and pictures from Petersburg and surrounding communities from that time. Interesting stories told by community members, soldiers on both sides, and slaves from that time regarding the battle.

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