We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
"GEM"

Excellent and worth the stop- Staff very knowledgeable and helpful. No high end museum can provide... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2015
bjvhouston
,
houston
Civil War Collection On Steroids!

Unbelievably interesting collection, housed inside an old schoolhouse. Beautifully and... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2014
Nneck
,
Montross, Virginia
Read all 29 reviews
6
All photos (6)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
14 Aug 2018
“Must see for Civil War buffs”
20 Nov 2017
“An unknown GEM of a museum.”
About
Private Civil War museum.
Contact
985 White Oak Rd, Rt. 218, Falmouth, VA 22405-3617
+1 540-371-4234
Call
Reviews (29)
There are newer reviews for White Oak Civil War Museum
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
29 results
Traveller rating
22
5
0
1
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
22
5
0
1
1
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
11 - 20 of 29 reviews
Reviewed August 9, 2015

Excellent and worth the stop- Staff very knowledgeable and helpful. No high end museum can provide what the White Oak Civil War Museum offers- Yes the Civil War was a war so you will find many bullets and cannon balls, in addition to many other...More

2  Thank bjvhouston
Reviewed June 3, 2014

Unbelievably interesting collection, housed inside an old schoolhouse. Beautifully and professionally showcased items representing civil war soldiers and their lives. All locally discovered, this place is a treasure! The best civil war collection I have ever seen! And the collector is on site!

3  Thank Nneck
Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

The building looks small from the outside but the look is deceiving. A great collection of Civil War memorabilia from the local area. Tons of bottles, bullets and buckles. The owner is a nice man who will gladly speak to you. Very impressive collection, also...More

2  Thank edpeck
Reviewed January 11, 2014

Huge collection of artifacts. What I enjoyed most was the display of soldiers camp, both inside and outside the museum. We were the only ones there except for the handyman so no one was there who could tell us stories but the displays were well...More

1  Thank TonyTTA
Reviewed January 5, 2014

One of the best museum in the Stafford county area. Love the cannon and the huts. The people that where running it at the time i was there was very knowledgeable on all artifacts.

2  Thank Michael L
Reviewed October 14, 2013

My ten year old boys are huge civil war fans. However being typical boys they care mostly about weapons and the soldiers who used them. This was the perfect museum for them. There was tons of artifacts. The soldier’s camp was fantastic. They could easily...More

2  Thank alidaho
Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

I've been to the museum many, many times, and it is one of my favorite places. It is in an old schoolhouse and you must meet D.P. Newton, the owner, and get his stories about the artifacts and the surrounding area.

2  Thank MissSherlock
Reviewed May 31, 2013

The Museum was closed that day, but I would definitely drive back to walk through the museum - my sons enjoyed being outside at the displays that were on the grounds

Thank Carrie P
Reviewed April 7, 2013 via mobile

We were visiting Fredericksburg where two of my ancestors fought for the Union Army in the Civil War. Happened across this museum after checking out a local magazine. Not only do they have an amazing collection of artifacts, but the guys are incredibly knowledgeable about...More

2  Thank Megan S
Reviewed March 3, 2013 via mobile

An amazing collection of artifacts. Friendly, knowledgable volunteers take the time to walk with you and explain what you are seeing. Well worth the visit!

2  Thank dcarlin2000
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Courtyard by Marriott Fredericksburg Historic District
366 reviews
7.18 km away
Hyatt Place Fredericksburg at Mary Washington
562 reviews
9.25 km away
Dunning Mills Inn
16 reviews
10.42 km away
Best Western Fredericksburg
802 reviews
10.56 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 5 nearby restaurants
Vinny's Italian Grill & Pizzeria
99 reviews
6.15 km away
Smyrna Mediterranean Cuisine
47 reviews
6.22 km away
Dairy Queen
10 reviews
6.18 km away
Padrinos III
6 reviews
5.38 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2 nearby attractions
A. Smith Bowman Distillery
96 reviews
6.90 km away
Chatham Manor
326 reviews
6.94 km away
George Washington's Ferry Farm
96 reviews
6.37 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from White Oak Civil War Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines