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Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park

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It's impossible to look at a place like the sunken road and not be in awe of the men who fought the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kansas City, Missouri
Rich with history!

Excellent source if local historical information on thr civil war. Staff are great and... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Tod R
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It's impossible to look at a place like the sunken road and not be in awe of the men who fought the Civil War. A visit here is also a timely reminder of the people -- well, Yankees -- who died to save our country...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Excellent source if local historical information on thr civil war. Staff are great and exceptionally knowledgeable!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tod R
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

History was never my cup of tea growing up. If I had teachers like the staff here, I probably would have felt very differently. So much history in the region and the National Military Park is another place to immerse yourself in the history. Recommend...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

We visited both parks and were impressed. Fredericksburg park is located in the city of Fredericksburg, and we enjoyed the 22 minute film here. The people at the gift shop were very nice, too. We also thought the museum was very good. At the spotsylvania...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank nellie195105
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the 22 minute informative film that is shown in the visitor's center. It made the walk on the grounds even more awe inspiring. I'd love to go again during a reenactment.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

We visited this park on a very rainy September day. I am a big history buff and have been wanting to visit this park for many years. My husband and I were in Virginia visiting from Texas and this park was on my list of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank rnmom57
Reviewed September 13, 2018

This is but one part of the Battle of Fredericksburg. Be sure to view the video, tour the museum and visit the gift shop, The tour offers a LOT of information on the battle involving Burnsides troops trying to breech the sunken road. If you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lagiant
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

When we arrived, a volunteer was giving a brief in the historical events that happened here. Very knowledgeable and engaging. Lots of artifacts and very nice displays. The grounds were kept up. A must see in the area.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Stephanie A
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Great site! We enjoyed the park and ended up staying in Fredericksburg overnight as well! Nice town and stopping point for those on a road trip!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mbeach
Reviewed August 29, 2018

It is quite obvious I have forgotten more of our country's storied history than perhaps I ever actually knew! My recent visit to Fredericksburg and the Civil War battleground was very worthwhile. Acknowledging the significance of that battle and the subsequent one at Chancellorsville on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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June 6, 2017|
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Response from Jeff S | Reviewed this property |
By using Google it appears it is down at the Fredericksburg City Dock. If you type in Irish Brigade monument at Fredericksburg you will find that. It will not let me post links here. It is in City dock park which you could... More
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Response from Clarence_Beeks | Reviewed this property |
Free - but there is a nominal fee to see the movie downstairs.