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Augusta Military Academy Museum

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First Time Visitor---Impressed

This was a very interesting museum. The film and tour guide were informative and excellent. We... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2017
Tom H
Denver, CO
Historic Military Academy of the Shenandoah Valley

I was fortunate to have attended Augusta Military Academy (AMA) in 1962-63. AMA was founded in... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2016
Newport News, Virginia
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8 Nov 2017
“First Time Visitor---Impressed”
24 Jun 2016
“Historic Military Academy of the Shenandoah Valley”
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

This was a very interesting museum. The film and tour guide were informative and excellent. We had known nothing about this place before and are very glad that we made the visit.

Thank Tom H
Reviewed June 24, 2016

I was fortunate to have attended Augusta Military Academy (AMA) in 1962-63. AMA was founded in 1865 shortly after the Civil War by Confederate Veteran Charles Roller. It was active until 1984. I have some good memories of AMA and was looking forward to continued...More

1  Thank 68GP
Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

Visited the AMA museum where you find the incredible history and artifacts of the oldest military school in Virginia that closed in 1984. The school was opened right after the civil war in 1865. It's free but they really need ones financial help so be...More

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Reviewed September 20, 2015

Great historic place (from 1865) to visit if you are in the area. It is free and the museum guides are great. The grounds are gorgeous and you can walk around the barracks to take pictures. This was featured in the MTV series called Fear,...More

2  Thank globaltrekster
Reviewed September 12, 2015

I'm not crazy about museums, but this one is quite interesting, free, has plenty of close by parking, signs from the highway, and worth a stop. It's also located on the grounds of the actual school, and I found it interesting to go through the...More

Thank Roothy123
Reviewed May 21, 2012

I went to AMA to conduct a fund raiser and we had a very good turnout. Now, the museum means so much to those individuals that went there.

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