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This is a small museum, but worth the stop. The owner and friends are very knowledgeable and enjoy... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Carol D
Must see for Civil War buffs

I have been to many Civil War museums, but this has to be the largest collection of excavated... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
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985 White Oak Rd, Rt. 218, Falmouth, VA 22405-3617
+1 540-371-4234
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

This is a small museum, but worth the stop. The owner and friends are very knowledgeable and enjoy talking with the visitors. My daughter and I enjoyed our visit very much. You can tell the staff is very proud of their little museum.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

I have been to many Civil War museums, but this has to be the largest collection of excavated relics I've ever seen. Dug primarily by one man and his family, there is an amazing amount of relics to be seen. The sheer quantity of items...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

This is a privately owned museum located out in the country. From the outside a first time visitor might think 'this is a museum'? On entering three men were sitting & talking. I asked 'who do I pay'? Donnie said 'that would be me'. The...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Jack L
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I love this place, I go there all the time. It's full of Civil War history and artifacts, and Mr. Newton is really nice and helpful to answer all my questions. I suggest you visit the museum before the Battlefields. Jo C.

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank greensage888
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

If you are not already a history buff, you will not know what you are looking at. No guided tour, but they did ask if we had questions. Cost is not free, so be expected to pay all little.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank 332ellene
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We were driving by on a rainy day and out of the corner of our eye saw the sign for a museum and noticed cars! This little museum is a great find.....the artifacts that are in here is amazing! Sheer awe at the amounts that...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Mfclingan
Reviewed 26 April 2016

My great great grandfather Pvt. Charles Bramble Massey spent the winter of 1862/63 camped at White Oak Church between the Battle of Fredericksburg in December and Salem Church(where there is a monument to the 23rd) in May. Thanks to a wonderful book by James Buck...More

Date of experience: April 2016
5  Thank cringwall
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Danny Newton, who created the museum is amazing. Danny is a very quiet person, but truly is an expert. The White Oak Civil War museum takes no state or Federal funding. All of this started when his father returned from WWII with a very early...More

Date of experience: March 2016
5  Thank Marci B
Reviewed 20 February 2016

If anyone has even a small interest in the Civil War then you have to take the time to visit the White Oak Civil War Museum. This place is the "Honey Hole" of civil war relics. Mr Newton is kind and unassuming and willing to...More

Date of experience: February 2016
4  Thank RICH R
Reviewed 21 November 2015

A must visit for civil war buffs! Especially those interested in the encampments throughout Stafford County! Mr. Newton is very knowledgeable and spent a good deal of time discussing specific locations of encampments throughout the area!

Date of experience: November 2015
4  Thank Don B
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