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Old Court House Civil War Museum

20 N Loudoun St, Winchester, VA 22601-4716
+1 540-542-1145
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Interesting look at civil war weapons and graffiti within the courthouse

We stopped by and were interested by what the court house had to say about its role in the civil... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Oakland, California
Very well Displayed

The items and knowledge from the staff are very well displayed and described in great detail. Lots... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kim C
Bainbridge, Pennsylvania
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20 N Loudoun St, Winchester, VA 22601-4716
+1 540-542-1145
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped by and were interested by what the court house had to say about its role in the civil war as a holding point for prisoners. Their graffiti adorn the upstairs walls and these are well explained by the signs attached. The museum on...More

1  Thank DaleRachmeler
Reviewed 1 week ago

The items and knowledge from the staff are very well displayed and described in great detail. Lots of things to see.

1  Thank Kim C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Winchester for a family reunion, we were excited to visit the Old Court House Civil War Museum. A relative was wounded during the Civil War, taken to Winchester and died there in a hospital. So there is a historical connection with us. We learned...More

1  Thank mixaconsulting
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This a must see for civil war pilgrimage. Graffiti on the wall is cool. History personified.whether your relatives were there or not.

1  Thank mikewendy2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many artifacts found in the Shenandoah Valley. Most of the items are upstairs including the infamous writing on the wall. Worth a stop to explore the history.

1  Thank Stacy G
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This museum is located in the walking mall downtown. I actually stumbled upon it and am so glad I did. There are thousands of Civil War artifacts. The nice gift shop has lots of books about local and Civil War history.

2  Thank TRacy P
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I know this is Winchester, VA, and that Civil War history means Confederate history but I have never heard such a bunch of baloney coming from a tour guide. An individual listening to her spiel mentioned that his great great grandfather was an Irish immigrant...More

4  Thank MitziMagic
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The main exhibits in this museum are from a personal collection of artifacts. It is wonderful to see the many different items in one place. All of the items on display are tagged and grouped together in a orderly fashion. The court House was used...More

1  Thank csaduck
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Short tour with a lot of artifacts! Good museum gift shop! Old preserved courthouse with a lot of early judges, clerks and attorneys

Thank janspiller64
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Most of artifacts are upstairs. Tour isn't very long. They have nice little gift shop. There are some shops and eateries close by. Staff was very friendly!

Thank Henry S
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Donna C
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