This first major battle site of the civil war is very historically significant. The site is very well maintained and cared for by NPS. The visitor center is well designed with a great in depth film.
About Manassas National Battlefield Park
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On the way from the airport, we diverted to the Battlefield. It was a bit overwhelming. The Visitor Center is typical of the National Parks with a good movie. The highlight was a tour of the battlefield led by a very informative young man. From...More
Took a long and hot walk around the battlefields of Bull Run. The complete circuit is about 14 miles encompassing Matthews Hill, Stone Bridge, the Visitors Center, Chinn Ridge, Brawner Farm and the Unfinished Railroad. Some of the outer trails are in need of some...More
My husband loves cannon, so we stopped by the monument to see their artillery display. We have been to many other Civil War monuments. Manassas doesn't have the volume of artifacts or the scale of larger museums and monuments like Gettysburg or Antietam, but I...More
Whenever we visit our kids, who live in Gaithersburg, we make time for one of our amazing National Historical Monuments. This time we went to Manassas. Beautiful grounds, easy to walk. At the visitor center we were lucky enough to get in on a walking...More
Visitor's Center offers a small but good museum section and the park includes many walking trails should you wish to explore further. Old stone bridge is worth the stop.
On this vacation we visited four Civil War battlefields. This does not have the grandeur of Gettysburg or facilities we found at Antietam. That said, this might have been our favorite. This was the only Battlefield we did without the aid of a licensed guide...More
Manassas is easy to navigate. If you stop at the Virginia Visitor Center, there are many maps available for not on the battlefields, but the town of Manassas. The landmarks are easy to find, and walk. Everyone we met was very friendly, and helpful. The...More
The staff at the welcome center/museum were very friendly and knowledgeable. After a short visit to the museum, there is a self-driving tour of the battlefield. There are a lot of opportunities to get out of the car and walk the grounds, read the historical...More