In addition to year-round self-guided tours, the park offers education-specific programs throughout the year. School group programs are designed around the Virginia Standards of Learning. Adult programs range from explorations of the Bushong Family and their times to the motivations of soldiers North and South.

Adult Tours

This tour provides an overview of the Battle of New Market and the Civil War.

  • Self-guided tour of the Virginia Museum of the Civil War
  • Exceptional shopping opportunities at the General's Store
  • Field of Lost Shoes, our Emmy award-winning film on the Battle of New Market
  • Guided tour of the battlefield and Bushong Farm

Be sure to visit the store before you leave the park! The time commitment does not include lunch or restroom breaks. Picnic tables are located on the Park grounds.  


  • Guided Adult (13+) - $9.00

*A minimum of three full weeks advanced notice is required for all group bookings.

**Rates are for groups of 15 or more paying individuals, and reservations must be made in advance to receive discounted group rate. Call for pricing for groups of fewer than 15.

Student Tours

We currently offer a two-three hour program which fulfills Virginia Standards of Learning requirements.  Our program includes a self-guided museum visit, and a guided tour of the battlefield and historic Bushong Farm.  Groups have the options to view our 45 minute docu-drama Field of Lost Shoes and experience a live black powder demonstration. The experience provides opportunities to learn about the social and military struggle of the Civil War in Virginia. 

Visit the Teachers Page for more information about Student Group Tours.

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