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New Market Battlefield Military Museum, New Market
(3/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web)
Owned and operated by John M. Bracken, New Market Battlefield Military Museum offers much to see. The majority of the collection consists of items from the American Civil War. There are original items from ancient Egypt, World War II, and everything in between. And this is all the private collection of John M. Bracken. This is the most impressive Civil War museum in the state of Virginia if not the east coast, and no one leaves disappointed!
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TripAdvisor
  • Great history, Interesting, lovely, melancholy, worth the visit. We enjoyed learning about the New Market battle and the VMI cadets. I would recommend this to anyone who loves history and our American...  more »
  • A private collection which turned into a museum. Not just the Civil War is covered here. Earlier materials from Colonial times and later times are also represented. If everyone in the Civil War got th...  more »
  • First, warning! There are two attractions here, and they're next to each other. This is the Battlefield Military Museum and it's a museum. You are NOT touring the battlefield here.What it is, is a dis...  more »
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  • This very educational and informative! I would suggest this to anyone who love history and wars.
  • My Heritage My family fought on this battlefield
  • Interesting, lovely and melancholy place, worth the visit.
  • Enjoyed learning a little more about New Market. A wonderful walk as well.
  • Well I liked new market but there should be a monument or something to mark what happend there and also it should have a sign in the farm were the doors are locked