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An unknown GEM of a museum.

This is a privately owned museum located out in the country. From the outside a first time visitor... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
Jack L
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East Syracuse, New York
It's a small museum, but it's really a amazing place!!

I love this place, I go there all the time. It's full of Civil War history and artifacts, and Mr... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2017
greensage888
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Stafford, Virginia
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985 White Oak Rd, Rt. 218, Falmouth, VA 22405-3617
+1 540-371-4234
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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

1  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.

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.

1  Thank Ellen E
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

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

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

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

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!

4  Thank Don B
Reviewed 13 October 2015

A very interesting museum with lots of civil war relics. Many units camped in Stafford county during the winter of 1862-63. Mr. Newton was very helpful in telling us where the 1st corps camped, drew us maps and was a wealth of information.

4  Thank wpatravelers
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Excellent and worth the stop- Staff very knowledgeable and helpful. No high end museum can provide what the White Oak Civil War Museum offers- Yes the Civil War was a war so you will find many bullets and cannon balls, in addition to many other...More

2  Thank bjvhouston
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