Museums and Archives

The VMI Museum

Located in Memorial Hall

From the mounted hide of "Little Sorrel," "Stonewall" Jackson's favorite horse, to seven Medals of Honor awarded to VMI alumni, The museum chronicles the story of the nation's first state sponsored military college. 

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Virginia Museum Of the Civil War with Flowers

Virginia Museum of the Civil War

New Market, Virginia

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.

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Jackson House Museum

Lexington, Virginia

Since 1954, Gen. Thomas Jackson's Lexington home has been a museum and historic site. In 1979 the house was carefully restored to its appearance at the time of the Jacksons' occupancy.

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VMI Archives

Preston Library

The Virginia Military Institute Archives contain a wealth of primary source research collections of interest to scholars, alumni, and the general public. Our growing digital archives allow for easy online access to many of our most popular holdings.

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Painting of George C. Marshall in Uniform

George C. Marshall Research Library

VMI Post

The George C. Marshall Foundation exists to promote the values of selfless service, dedicated effort and strength of character exemplified by Marshall’s life and leadership. The Research Library’s main holding is the George C. Marshall Papers.

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Front facing canon

The John A. Adams ’71 Center for Military History & Strategic Analysis is a specialized element of  Virginia Military Institute dedicated to Cold War military history and the connections between the Cold War and contemporary national security affairs. 

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VMI: Forging 21st Century Leaders