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Winmill Carriage Museum

17263 Southern Planter Ln, Leesburg, VA 20176-7131
+1 703-777-2414
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Lovely to see the finery of days gone away...

The Winmills were Virginia residents back in the days when many flocked to Warrenton for pleasure... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
rustard s
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Kibworth Beauchamp, United Kingdom
A wonderful museum at historic Morvemn Park

This carriage museum is a wonderful complement to historic Morven Park, and the Davis Mansion. The... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
forrestb819
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Leesburg, Virginia
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17263 Southern Planter Ln, Leesburg, VA 20176-7131
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

The Winmills were Virginia residents back in the days when many flocked to Warrenton for pleasure or refuge. One could take the train from Philadelphia or NYC directly to Warrenton for the weekend or for the season. Bobby and Viola Winmill were fixtures in driving,...More

Thank rustard s
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This carriage museum is a wonderful complement to historic Morven Park, and the Davis Mansion. The carriages will take you back in time in the best possible way. This museum is well worth the trip!

Thank forrestb819
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I enjoyed walking through the museum with its variety of carriages. I was disappointed that several of the carriages had no descriptions. It might be nice to have a little guide that differentiated the different styles. There type of carriage was usually mentioned, but I...More

Thank triphunter1974
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This is a wonderful collection of coaches, carriages, and wagons! All that's missing is the horses, ponies, or goats that made these vehicles (including sleighs!) go... If you have kids with you, prep them first by letting them know who General Tom Thumb was... then...More

Thank AmericanOutlook
Reviewed 29 May 2016

What a neat experience, especially about so many different kinds of carriages in one place! Just amazing collection and amazing history to read and see.

1  Thank erisley2015
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

This is a very cute museum included in the Morven Park ticket price. It's small, but the carriage collection and historical information about how they were used is very interesting. I recommend it for sure!

1  Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 13 April 2016

I have to say that the coaches have all been wonderfully restored and save some of the wooden features, look brand new. However this takes away from seeing the coaches as something more. They look like they have been reproduced verses looking like historic pieces....More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 30 January 2016

The collection was impressive. I was a little disappointed at the signage. They told us what each piece was, but I would have liked more information about the actual uses for the carriages and maybe even a little back story about the individual pieces in...More

Thank Mfclingan
Reviewed 10 August 2015

I had never before seen a carriage museum. This did not disappoint. The docent was very knowledgeable and friendly. An unusual window into life in the horse (and goat!) drawn carriage days.

Thank Lady_in_Blue_2014
Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

Well worth the visit especially if your found to tour the house at Morven Park the tickets are combined. This museum is fantastic with a huge variety of curious carriages of all types, sizes and purposes. Wanna find something the kids have never seen? This...More

2  Thank Keith L
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