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Pamplin Historical Park

6125 Boydton Plank Rd, Petersburg, VA 23803-7494
+1 877-726-7546
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Great piece of history. Spent several hours roaming around outside taking pics and touring the... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
Eric L
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nice place to go

Hi there, We really enjoyed our visit. We arrived in the afternoon and should have had plenty of... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Barbara S
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Durham, United States
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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 good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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 25 March 2017 via mobile

Great piece of history. Spent several hours roaming around outside taking pics and touring the museum. I highly recommend it. Even on a chilly day you can enjoy the museum. Would love to come when they have all of the people in costume bringing everything...More

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Hi there, We really enjoyed our visit. We arrived in the afternoon and should have had plenty of time to see what we wanted. However, I decided to go to one of the movies and wasted at least 30 minutes of my time there due...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Pamplin isn't free...that is aggravating .. but it is a worthwhile experience. plan on spending a good bit of the day. you will have to ,,[ to get your money's worth.] the kids may get a bit overwhelmed and fussy.. but it is a manageable...More

Thank klutchchris
Reviewed 3 March 2017

What began in 1991 as an effort to preserve a threatened Civil War battlefield near Petersburg, Virginia, has evolved into one of the finest history and heritage travel destinations in the country. It is all part of the culmination of the Civil War, which begins...More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Very moving dialogue provided of actual soldiers telling their story of life during "the breakthrough". You get to pick the soldier from the side of your choice {blue or gray}. To experience this park is to "live" the period you are invited to walk through....More

Thank Flyway47
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Blown away! Really great historical park that gives you all kinds of perspectives and personal experiences of participants in this battle. Quality presentations abound. Nice trails. Great experience!

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I will agree with other reviews...this is one of the best museum experiences I can remember. My husband is very interested in Civil War history, and I love any history, so I researched a lot online before our weekend visit to Richmond to maximize our...More

1  Thank Janet A
Charles S, Manager at Pamplin Historical Park, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Janet A - we cannot thank you enough for your wonderful and informative review! I'm just sorry you and your husband didn't get to see everything! Be sure to give us a call if you are ever back in the area.

Reviewed 18 January 2017

We've been twice -- even bought a membership! Relaxing, informative with both inside and outside exhibits. Enjoyed following the lives of civil war soldiers and hearing personal stories of their lives.More

Thank JenRaeM
MemberServices1865, Public Relations Manager at Pamplin Historical Park, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2017

Thank you for your membership! Members receive free admission to the Park, including all four museums, fours historic homes, and nearly 4 miles of historic battlefield trails. Members also get various other perks, including exclusive pricing on special events & tours, discounts in our shop,...More

Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

This park is incredible. It strives to give you all of the narratives and not just one side or the other. The Union, Confederates, enslaved, free, and civilians are all treated with the utmost respect, that is not done in most other museums. It's quite...More

Thank Harry T
MemberServices1865, Public Relations Manager at Pamplin Historical Park, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

Thank you for the review. A visit can take all day - most of our guests require around four hours to visit our museums, historic homes, and battlefield exhibits. We recommend that you bring comfortable shoes and a curious spirit as you walk in the...More

Reviewed 8 December 2016

Pamplin Park is a privately run museum devoted to recording the history of the Civil War in Central Virginia. It has 2 museums, a working Civil War era farm and home, and sections of preserved battlefield. The main museum has a really nice audio tour...More

Thank Janet_and_Jerry
MemberServices1865, Public Relations Manager at Pamplin Historical Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2016

Thank you very much! We do cover the Civil War in Central Virginia, plus we focus on the Petersburg Campaigns (sometimes called the Siege of Petersburg). Specifically, we tell the story of The Breakthrough Battle of April 2, 1865, which happened on our property. Our...More

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Garks
What is the entrance fee?
24 March 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
How much is the entrance fee?
24 March 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
What is available to see after Labor Day?
8 September 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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