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7142 Lineweaver Rd, Vint Hill Farms, VA 20187-3949
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We recently visited this museum for the second time. This museum, which is free to visit, contains a great deal of information on Cold War intelligence and surveillance, including pieces of intelligence-community “hardware” and related photographs, maps, and displays. The quality of curating is, in...More

Thank Jonathan R
Reviewed April 26, 2018

Having been associated with a good deal of items in the museum and though small, seeing some of the equipment I used was a joy. The volunteers were well versed in all things in the museum and could expand on the exhibits they were able...More

Thank super90210
Reviewed January 31, 2018

It is an out of the way place, but it is a place that everyone should visit. It has a complete detailed history of how America coped in the Cold War. Parent should bring their children.

Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

I saw an episode of Mysteries at the Museum featuring a paticular item on display at this site and when I found out how close to home this museum was I had to take my teenage boys. The small two story museum is filled with...More

1  Thank SpiderJeff2
Reviewed December 28, 2017

We were travelling to DC for a Christmas vacation. I surprised my Daughter who is a History Major and very interested in the Cold War. We all loved it! I saw thing from my childhood and She saw things relating to her studies. If you...More

Thank Morgan B
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

This place was awesome. I’m a history major and really wanted to come here; I’m so glad I did. They have so much stuff to see and the volunteers are extremely knowledgeable. It seems like nothing special from the outside but it really is a...More

1  Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed November 19, 2017

We stumbled on this museum while making a visit to the Old Bust Head brewery, which shares a large parking area. We didn't expect much as the museum looks like a tiny building but what a hidden gem this turned out to be! The museum...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Good attempt to recapture the last 60 years of US/USSR contentions but exhibits were rather sparse. Hosts were knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank Carson3313
Reviewed May 26, 2017

This is our second visit to the Cold War Museum. We were hoping to find it expanded, but not yet. It's not easy to find, since there are no road signs leading to it. It's within a grouping of buildings on one big parking lot,...More

2  Thank Sue R
Reviewed April 21, 2017

Several retired friends organized a visit to the Cold War Museum at Vint Hill, Virginia. Vint Hill is a former Army base that was turned into a beautiful area of rolling hills and new homes. However, the base left behind many of the existing structures...More

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