Virginia Museum of the Civil War

Located in New Market, Virginia, the museum provides opportunities to reflect upon the Battle of New Market which raged on the same location, May 15, 1864. In addition to the museum, the site includes a visitor center for the Shenandoah Valley and a 300-acre battlefield park preserving the core areas of the battlefield and historic farm.


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


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