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Pamplin Historical Park

6125 Boydton Plank Rd, Petersburg, VA 23803-7494
+1 877-726-7546
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Awesome!

I loved this museum. The guides were awesome and very knowledgeable. I would love to come back... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cindy B
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Very Informative And Well Kept Historical Park

We are so glad to visit this Civil War historical park. It was impressive to learn that this park... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Donna B
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Attalla, Alabama
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Featuring the engaging National Museum of the Civil War Soldier, Tudor Hall Plantation, a recreated Military Encampment, and some of the best preserved earthworks in existence, this 424-acre park relives the life and times of a soldier during America's "War Between the States."
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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6125 Boydton Plank Rd, Petersburg, VA 23803-7494
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+1 877-726-7546
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I loved this museum. The guides were awesome and very knowledgeable. I would love to come back again!

Thank Cindy B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are so glad to visit this Civil War historical park. It was impressive to learn that this park is maintained through private funding and donations, yet it is a top notch facility. There are several interpretive and interactive areas within the park that enhance...More

Thank Donna B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best trip ever!we thought we would just look around go an hour and ended up staying 5 hours. The people who work there were the nicest most informative I have ever met . it was worth a lot more than we paid(such was only...More

Thank Tama W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I want to start this review by praising the staff, Michael who told us about the movies and Tim who was the guide for two tours. Tim knew his subject and patiently answered our many questions, while making history come alive. In addition to the...More

Thank Robert G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So glad we visited this gem of a park! Our favorite part was the over 40 exhibits depicting the life of the Civil War soldier. There are 13 real-life soldiers to choose from; we each chose one & our audio player was programmed for our...More

Thank RoamerJ
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had heard great things about this place from quite a few people, so we decided to spend our Memorial day there. My husband and myself (over 60) along with our out-of-state daughter and her husband and their 4 young children went and we were...More

2  Thank 75Kathi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted a daytrip from Midlothian to visit & saw Pamplin on trip advisor. This place is set up perfect. You start in the museum where you pick up a headset & choose a soldier to follow at the video station. I totally recommend the...More

2  Thank Pam R
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Reviewed April 28, 2018

Top notch staff, big grounds and plenty to see. Bring walking shoes because you can walk a few miles pretty easy.

Thank wm H
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

This park is good in some ways - a theater, displays, lots of lawns, great battlefield recreations, etc. However, the presentations are slanted towards Confederate sympathizers. This is emphasized with the large framed unblemished Confederate flag, classroom presentations, confederate flags and trinkets for sale in...More

4  Thank FrequentFlyers72
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

I wish I'd had a full day to spend here. Excellent interactive museum and Battlefield Museum! Plus hundreds of acres of self guided audio tours to experience the Civil War, and be in the exact spot where the Union army finally broke through the Confederate...More

2  Thank Tom H
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Garks
March 24, 2017|
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Response from Charles S | Property representative |
The General Admission fee is $13 for adults, $8 for children aged 6-12 and free for children 5 and under. There are also AAA, Military, Senior and group discounts available. Thanks so much for asking!
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Garks
March 24, 2017|
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Response from MemberServices1865 | Property representative |
Hi Garks, General Admission is $13 Adults, $12 Seniors 62+/Active Military, $8 Children 6-12, Free Children 5 & under. Thank you for your interest.
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Maureen W
September 8, 2016|
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Response from MemberServices1865 | Property representative |
After Labor Day our schedule is much the same as the rest of the year. Along with our four historic homes, four world-class museums, and 4 miles of battlefield trails, we also have many special events. Autumn is the season... More
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