In 1864 the Bushong farm became a battleground where three generations took shelter in the basement of their home.
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The Virginia Museum of the Civil War is dedicated to sharing the story of the Civil War in Virginia and the Battle of New Market.
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Self-guided group tours are available year round. Student and Adult group tours, led by knowledgeable part staff are also available.
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The Virginia Museum of the Civil War has the distinction of holding the longest, continual reenactment in the United States, still held on original battlefield property.
We offer two summer camps experiences; Civil War Day Camp for kids ages 7-12 and Col. Shipp's Leadership Institute for students ages 13-17.
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The museum and the VMI Archives house significant of resources to assist historians and genealogists with their research.
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Hours: Open daily year-round
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.,
except New Year's Day,
Christmas Eve and day.
Virginia Museum of the Civil War
New Market Battlefield State Historical Park
8895 George Collins Parkway
P. O. Box 1864
New Market, VA 22844
Virginia Military Institute
Lexington, VA 24450