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Spotsylvania County Museum

9019 Old Battlefield Blvd, Suite 110, Spotsylvania, VA 22553-2038
+1 540-507-7278
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Interesting but too much reading

It's free, so that's good. Lacking in artifacts and many many things to read. Too much to read... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
John R
via mobile
Hidden Gem of a museum; good for local genealogy

This small museum in a small town is a hidden gem: it has interesting artifacts of the local... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2016
Mary G
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Victoria, Texas
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The Museum is open daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (with the exception of Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Thanksgiving Day and New Year's Day). We are located in the Courthouse area in the Merchant Square Building across from the Pavilion. Our 1800 sq, foot facility contains the Museum, which houses our County's history, beginning with early Native Americans and continuing on through the Civil War. It is also home to a research library that is open to the general public. Guided tours for groups are available upon request.
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4 Aug 2016
“Nice place, but don't have all their products”
15 May 2017
“Interesting but too much reading”
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9019 Old Battlefield Blvd, Suite 110, Spotsylvania, VA 22553-2038
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+1 540-507-7278
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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

It's free, so that's good. Lacking in artifacts and many many things to read. Too much to read really. Could probably spend a couple hours, but we couldn't get through it all.

Thank John R
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This small museum in a small town is a hidden gem: it has interesting artifacts of the local hisotry, and great sources of local genealogy. The librarian was exteremely knowledgeable and helpful, especially about the Germanna history. A visit to this nice facility is free.

1  Thank Mary G
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We visited here and was a nice relaxing place. Volunteer was helpful and provided additional information. Not all of their products are able to fit in the space, so we did not get to see everything.

1  Thank Ellen E
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Not a lot to see, lots of reading material but not many artifacts to see, could see the entire museum in 15 minutes.

1  Thank Diane W
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Nice little museum. They now offer trolley tours (check for days and times - we were on the "test runs" so it was only on Saturday) There will be a charge for the ride but price was not yet set. The park ranger gave an...More

1  Thank Mary Chris F
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Great exhibits of the local area and helpful staff. Easy parking and free. This area got really beaten up during the Civil War, so the exhibits are mostly depressing and certainly remind one of the futility of all the fighting and killing.

1  Thank emilee l
Reviewed 9 August 2015

I woke up the nice little old lady who works this museum. Cost $2. They had old 150th tees and hats for $5 with tax, trying to get rid of them. No sound, you could hear a pin drop and it was almost as if...More

1  Thank Kimo688889
Reviewed 25 May 2015

We were greeted by a very friendly museum hostess who even looked up the answer to a question we had. As a local, she knew a lot about the names of old areas and their newer names. She seemed very interested in being at the...More

2  Thank yahootraveler64
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