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Pamplin Historical Park

6125 Boydton Plank Rd, Petersburg, VA 23803-7494
+1 877-726-7546
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An Excellent Civil War Attraction

If you are visiting Petersburg and want to experience a contemporary Civil War museum, this is the... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Beowulf_ctb
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Petersburg, Virginia
Well kept

This area is really well kept and nice. The trails are paved and lead to the National Civil War... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2018
Devon B
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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Featuring the engaging National Museum of the Civil War Soldier, Tudor Hall Plantation, a recreated Military Encampment, and some of the best preserved earthworks in existence, this 424-acre park relives the life and times of a soldier during America's "War Between the States."
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
6125 Boydton Plank Rd, Petersburg, VA 23803-7494
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+1 877-726-7546
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

If you are visiting Petersburg and want to experience a contemporary Civil War museum, this is the place to go. It is well-kept and pleasant to visit. There is a museum proper, as well as a restored plantation house and slave caabin. Guides and staff...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

This area is really well kept and nice. The trails are paved and lead to the National Civil War Museum and gift shop. Free parking.

Thank Devon B
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Not only does this private civil park protect the land where Union troops broke through Confederate lines leading directly to the Army of Northern Virginia's surrender a week later, but the park contains two wonderful interactive museums.

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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

A great experience. All the staff were highly knowledgeable on the Civil War and the role the farm played. The museum on the civil war soldier was particularly excellent. There are also tours on the role of slaves on the farm, living conditions in the...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Pamplin park is a real gem. The slave quarters, Tudor house, and the earth mounds of the battlefield made for a wonderful, heart warming and educational experience that was made even better by the great guides and shows that we had the privilege of engaging...More

1  Thank Justin B
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

We had only time for about 4 hours and could easily have done 6 hours. The movie that was shown clearly gave the compete story of the battle and the walking tour added to that.

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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We visited with two children ages 8 and 10 and our parents. Everyone enjoyed their visit. This park does a better job than most of making you feel like you are there. The exhibits are engaging and enjoyed but all ages. The audio provides very...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

This park is of great historic significance. The area is a part of the fortifications around Petersburg during the Civil War. Many of the activities are interactive and of particular appeal to children. In a time when history is less taught,this park offers a great...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Myself and a few friends visited Pamplin Park last Friday for the first time. We happened to stumble upon the park on google looking for things to do in the area while passing through. From the moment that we walked in, we were greeted by...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

We took a guided tour of the Historical park It was fantastic. All of the exhibits were top notch. The guide took us on a walking tour of the battlefield, and explained so much to us. We had a box lunch in the dining room,...More

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Garks
24 March 2017|
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Response from Charles S | Property representative |
The General Admission fee is $13 for adults, $8 for children aged 6-12 and free for children 5 and under. There are also AAA, Military, Senior and group discounts available. Thanks so much for asking!
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Garks
24 March 2017|
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Response from MemberServices1865 | Property representative |
Hi Garks, General Admission is $13 Adults, $12 Seniors 62+/Active Military, $8 Children 6-12, Free Children 5 & under. Thank you for your interest.
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Maureen W
9 September 2016|
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Response from MemberServices1865 | Property representative |
After Labor Day our schedule is much the same as the rest of the year. Along with our four historic homes, four world-class museums, and 4 miles of battlefield trails, we also have many special events. Autumn is the season... More
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