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Warren Rifles Confederate Museum

95 Chester St, Front Royal, VA 22630-3368
+1 540-636-6982
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A small museum worth a visit that will take an hour or so that is free to active military or $5 an... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Pat H
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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
Great resource for history!

We came across this museum after taking a short bypass off the interstate on our way back from DC... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Karen T
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Museum owned and operated by the Warren Rifles Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“civil war” (15 reviews)
“all ages” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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95 Chester St, Front Royal, VA 22630-3368
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+1 540-636-6982
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"interesting collection"
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"self guided tour"
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"visitor's center"
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"letter"
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"uniform"
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"documents"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A small museum worth a visit that will take an hour or so that is free to active military or $5 an adult. Exhibits have good explanations, a mix of uniforms, artifacts-mostly locally donated by family members, as well as some guns. Well done. Free...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

We came across this museum after taking a short bypass off the interstate on our way back from DC. This is a small private museum with an enormous amount of artifacts. One that caught my eye was a letter from Robert E. Lee to a...More

2  Thank Karen T
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Suzanne S, General Manager at Warren Rifles Confederate Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

We are glad that you enjoyed our museum. As I often tell people, we are your grandmother's attic. Gen.Lee stopped at Lucy Buck's home on the return of the Army of Northern Virginia after Gettysburg. The girls entertained him by singing some songs while he...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Nicely done, small but worth the visit.. . staff was very helpful and willing to share their knowledge of the area.

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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

It was very informative. So much interesting things to look at and learn about for all ages. We realy enjoyed the visit the staff was so kind and nice

Thank Bonnie H
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

A lovely lady gave us a lot of info. We arrived earlier than the official opening time but still got a warm welcome. A great example of southern hospitality

Thank Elizabeth G
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing little museum. Jammed packed with history. Great stop on the civil war trail. Guns maps memorable to say the least. Tour guide was great

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

They definitely overcharge $5 each for this museum which is basically one room of memorabilia. I suppose they have no other way to keep up such a museum in here parts but I think a donation only fee would be more welcoming. I've paid that...More

Thank MontanaLaura
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Suzanne S, Manager at Warren Rifles Confederate Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

I am sorry that you think we overcharge in our admission fee. We are privately owned by the Warren Rifles Chapter, UDC. We believe that the cards on the exhibits explain the items. Each staff member can answer some questions that the public may have....More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

The museum is basically just one big room, but it's packed with Civil War artifacts, particularly items with a local connection. There are several uniforms, plenty of weapons, accouterments, documents, etc. My personal favorite was a pair of Mosby's spurs. Lots to see for Civil...More

Thank Zach F
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Suzanne S, Manager at Warren Rifles Confederate Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

We thank you for your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed our museum. We hope that you will come to see us again. Our exhibits do not remain static. Remember that we close during the late fall and winter. It is sometimes possible...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2017

We spent less than an hour here, but read some interesting history. It's next door to Belle Boyd's cottage and two other museums. They don't all have the same hours of operation, but if you plan your stop right, you might get several museums at...More

Thank Sheryl P
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Suzanne S, General Manager at Warren Rifles Confederate Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for your response. We all close at 4 pm, but we open at 9 am and I think they open at 10 am. If you are here at 4, generally we do not push you out the door, but allow you to complete...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This museum is squeezed between the Ivy House and the Balthis House on Chester Road and costs $5 to see the museum. It is just one room that is jam packed with items and cases. Everything is well labeled and I was able to take...More

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Suzanne S, General Manager at Warren Rifles Confederate Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

I am sorry that you did not feel that our admission fee is a reasonable price. Just about every $ goes to pay expenses or upgrade our physical plant. We are fortunate to have volunteers that permit us to keep our fee at $5.00. We...More

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sally8363
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Never mind! I found the hours in another query. Thanks anyway!
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Anne C
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Response from Suzanne S | Property representative |
I thought that I answered the question. I am sorry if it did not come through. We are open Monday - Saturday 9 -4 and Sunday Noon - 4. This is our schedule from 15 April through 31 October. Some years, if the leaves... More
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