Virginia Museum of the Civil War

The Virginia Museum of the Civil War, historic Bushong Farm, and self-guided battlefield tour provide many opportunities to reflect upon the Battle of New Market which raged just outside the museum and farm on May 15, 1864.

Located in New Market, Virginia the site is Virginia's only state-owned and operated Civil War museum and features a full-service museum with restrooms, orientation film, store, large vehicle parking, a state-certified visitor center for the Shenandoah Valley and a 300-acre battlefield park preserving the core areas of the battlefield and historic Bushong Farm.

Events

Featured Exhibits

Artifacts from VMI, Battle of New Market, and Bushong family

Kaminsky Gallery of Civil War Firearms

Robert Raeburn Civil War Art Collection

Stained Slab Glass Mural Wall by Ami Shamir

"Field of Lost Shoes" in Theater - watch trailer

More about the Museum

Outside

300-acre battlefield park with walking trails

Historic farmstead with original structures several buildings to explore

Two scenic overlooks of the Shenandoah River

Part of the Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail System 

Dog-friendly (leashed)

Explore the Grounds

  Accredited by the American Association of Museums