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Pamplin Historical Park

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Excellent history trip

We were here yesterday and because only a few people were here, we had the place practically to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pat L
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Boston, Massachusetts
Great place to experience history for a day

Plan to spend an hour in the museum before walking the trails. It was a great experience. Have... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
James W
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Fountain, Colorado
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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...more
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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 1 week ago

We enjoyed our visit here and it was very reasonably priced for what they had to offer. We went in the off season between summer vacation and when the school field trips take place. Because of this we only saw a handful of other visitors...More

Thank Bobbie201
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here yesterday and because only a few people were here, we had the place practically to ourselves. GORDON showed us firing of the musket and then showed us around the battlefield. Excellent. In the museum, there are two sets of interactive exhibit, one...More

Thank Pat L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plan to spend an hour in the museum before walking the trails. It was a great experience. Have some drinks and snacks in your daypack Pathways are well defined and flat.

Thank James W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First off - thank you to the Pamplin family for creating this place. Plan to be immersed in the life of a Civil War soldier. There are many authentic displays and a few things are reproduced. They offer audio sets which are wonderful. The staff...More

Thank SharonB2
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Visited over labor day weekend with my retired parents and aunt and uncle. The museum is situated in a park like setting. It is just beautiful. The staff are extremely friendly and knowledgeable. Lots of walking required to see everything, but worth it.

Thank ihateusairways
Reviewed August 30, 2018

It wasn't just a park but a inactive museum with acres of outdoor stuff to explore. They had narrative iphones you wore and you went at your own pace. The grounds were beautiful and historic. You felt like you were back in the civil war...More

Thank PatriciaS4784
Reviewed August 27, 2018

My wife has been bugging me to take her here, so took off a day and made it happen. It didn't disappoint her. Got lucky with only $1 for admission on a Friday that was not busy. Easily several hours of learning to be had...More

Thank CWnut
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Been many years since I went to this famous Civil War landmark. Wonderful place to explore Civil War History If you go in the summer, take plenty of water and snacks.

Thank engineerpat5290
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

I cannot say enough about this place. We spent over 4 hours and still did not see everything. We went on 3 scheduled tours given by Gordon and found them very informative. He is a font of knowledge. Grounds are pristine. We rented a scooter...More

Thank siestacheryl
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We decided to visit this historical facility during a recent visit to Petersburg. Unfortunately it was raining the day we visited so we couldn't see as much as we would have liked to. It was during dollar day so at least we got a lot...More

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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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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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