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Old Court House Civil War Museum

20 N Loudoun St, Winchester, VA 22601-4716
+1 540-542-1145
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One of a number of Civil War museums in the region

The Museum is located in an old court house, a very nice neo-classical building with 4 tall columns... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gabriel H
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Bellaire, Texas, United States
Lots of History in this building

This is worth the visit and a good place to take someone new to the area. Hard to imagine what the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bonnie H
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Charles Town, West Virginia
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20 N Loudoun St, Winchester, VA 22601-4716
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+1 540-542-1145
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"ring the bell"
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"pedestrian mall"
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"changed hands"
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"interesting artifacts"
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"belt buckles"
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"union soldiers"
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"exhibit area"
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"large collection"
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"gift shop"
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"field hospital"
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"lots of history"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Museum is located in an old court house, a very nice neo-classical building with 4 tall columns covering the facade. This Georgian house changed hands multiple times during the Civil War and was used as a hospital, as a prison, and at times, as...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is worth the visit and a good place to take someone new to the area. Hard to imagine what the walls could say if they could talk.

Thank Bonnie H
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Reviewed March 1, 2018

I am grateful for the preservation of this facilty. Walking through it takes time, and you don't want to rush. You are actually standing on the same grounds where the soldiers stood...so thought provoking. Lots of reading and actual artifacts...when you step outside the museum,...More

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Reviewed November 10, 2017

This museum is on the Winchester walking mall. You can't miss it! Some of it has a spoken guide message at the start of the tour. Then you are on your own. It still blows my mind that conditions were so very much different not...More

Thank William N
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

Small Admissions Price but still can enter some parts without paying,Very Interesting about the Town People and the way life was years ago.Also things about the War most people don't know!

Thank william c
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Reviewed November 2, 2017

Such a gorgeous building with amazing history. The curator met us as we walked in and spoke to us for a long time. He was extremely knowledgeable and fun to talk to.

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Reviewed October 24, 2017

The civil war artifacts that this museum has are absolutely amazing. Truly a very robust collection.

Thank RealTalkNoNonsense
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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Well stocked and maintained little museum in heart of historical district. Good collection of ammo, emblems and preserved writings on the walls from when it served as both a hospital and prison. $5.00 well spent.

Thank Matt H
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

The history of the court house is very interesting and there are lots of artifacts from the civil war on the second level. There are some very interesting stories told and we even got to ring the court house bell. It is only a small...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2017

we just missed the visit. we were 5 minutes late. I was very disappointed in the times. It is not conducive to any other event going on in the area. But we did walk around the building and read the historical markers

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