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Must see for Civil War buffs

I have been to many Civil War museums, but this has to be the largest collection of excavated... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
An unknown GEM of a museum.

This is a privately owned museum located out in the country. From the outside a first time visitor... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2017
Jack L
East Syracuse, New York
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14 Aug 2018
“Must see for Civil War buffs”
20 Nov 2017
“An unknown GEM of a museum.”
Private Civil War museum.
985 White Oak Rd, Rt. 218, Falmouth, VA 22405-3617
+1 540-371-4234
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

I have been to many Civil War museums, but this has to be the largest collection of excavated relics I've ever seen. Dug primarily by one man and his family, there is an amazing amount of relics to be seen. The sheer quantity of items...More

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Reviewed November 20, 2017

This is a privately owned museum located out in the country. From the outside a first time visitor might think 'this is a museum'? On entering three men were sitting & talking. I asked 'who do I pay'? Donnie said 'that would be me'. The...More

2  Thank Jack L
Reviewed February 20, 2017

I love this place, I go there all the time. It's full of Civil War history and artifacts, and Mr. Newton is really nice and helpful to answer all my questions. I suggest you visit the museum before the Battlefields. Jo C.

2  Thank greensage888
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

If you are not already a history buff, you will not know what you are looking at. No guided tour, but they did ask if we had questions. Cost is not free, so be expected to pay all little.

1  Thank Ellen E
Reviewed July 5, 2016

We were driving by on a rainy day and out of the corner of our eye saw the sign for a museum and noticed cars! This little museum is a great find.....the artifacts that are in here is amazing! Sheer awe at the amounts that...More

2  Thank Mfclingan
Reviewed April 25, 2016

My great great grandfather Pvt. Charles Bramble Massey spent the winter of 1862/63 camped at White Oak Church between the Battle of Fredericksburg in December and Salem Church(where there is a monument to the 23rd) in May. Thanks to a wonderful book by James Buck...More

5  Thank cringwall
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Danny Newton, who created the museum is amazing. Danny is a very quiet person, but truly is an expert. The White Oak Civil War museum takes no state or Federal funding. All of this started when his father returned from WWII with a very early...More

5  Thank Marci B
Reviewed February 19, 2016

If anyone has even a small interest in the Civil War then you have to take the time to visit the White Oak Civil War Museum. This place is the "Honey Hole" of civil war relics. Mr Newton is kind and unassuming and willing to...More

4  Thank RICH R
Reviewed November 20, 2015

A must visit for civil war buffs! Especially those interested in the encampments throughout Stafford County! Mr. Newton is very knowledgeable and spent a good deal of time discussing specific locations of encampments throughout the area!

4  Thank Don B
Reviewed October 12, 2015

A very interesting museum with lots of civil war relics. Many units camped in Stafford county during the winter of 1862-63. Mr. Newton was very helpful in telling us where the 1st corps camped, drew us maps and was a wealth of information.

4  Thank wpatravelers
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