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Pamplin Historical Park

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Don't miss it! 645958025 Pamplin was a giant surprise that happened because the national parks... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
lmnh
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New Hampshire
One of the best parks I've been too....

Finally got around to visiting this park since moving to the area 2 years ago. The park has the... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Allen G
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Richmond, Virginia
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Featuring the engaging National Museum of the Civil War Soldier, Tudor Hall Plantation, a recreated Military Encampment, and some of the best preserved earthworks in existence, this 424-acre park relives the life and times of a soldier during...more
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6125 Boydton Plank Rd, Petersburg, VA 23803-7494
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

Don't miss it! 645958025 Pamplin was a giant surprise that happened because the national parks were closed. We were there for over 3 hours and didn't at all have enough time to explore the interesting exhibits in the museum. The place really helps you put...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

Finally got around to visiting this park since moving to the area 2 years ago. The park has the Museum of the Civil War Soldier and the actual outdoor exhibit/park. Since I had only a few hours I did the outdoor park. After paying admission,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Allen G
MemberServices1865, Public Relations Manager at Pamplin Historical Park, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Allen, Thank you for the great review and suggestions for future guests!

Reviewed 4 December 2018

With very little time available in the Petersburg area, I decided to believe the reviewers here, visit Pamplin park and skip the National Park. Big mistake. Perhaps this place treats groups better than they do their individual, elderly, veteran visitors as I will say we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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MemberServices1865, Public Relations Manager at Pamplin Historical Park, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Cecilia, Thank you for sharing your experience with us and we apologize for your disappointing experience during your visit. We are a 424-acre park with museums, historic structures and features which require time to explore. It can be challenging for those with mobility concerns. This...More

Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our trip here today . We have been coming every year. The staff is very helpful and wonderful . We like the gift shop also. The staff is very helpful and knowledgeable about civil war history . Great place to visit !!!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wanderer00869550349
MemberServices1865, Public Relations Manager at Pamplin Historical Park, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Thank you for your continuing support!

Reviewed 3 November 2018

We started off inside on this rainy fall morning and enjoyed the museum and all of it's displays and readings. The weather changed to a light drizzle so we were able to enjoy all the outdoor areas, we spent most of our day here. Walking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Joe H
MemberServices1865, Public Relations Manager at Pamplin Historical Park, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Joe, Thank you for the kind words. There's a lot to explore in 424 acres.

Reviewed 25 October 2018

Pamplin Park is really a pretty neat place to visit. HOWEVER, the staff ended up treating me very poorly at the end of the day. Bottom-line Upfront: this is an expensive museum, created by multi-millionaires, staffed by pompous people, who apparently don't care about their...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank Kevin K
MemberServices1865, Public Relations Manager at Pamplin Historical Park, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Kevin, Thank you for sharing your experience with us and we apologize for your treatment at the conclusion of your visit. We value all guests and rely on daily visitation and support from the Pamplin Foundation to maintain our 424 acre park and museums. We...More

Reviewed 20 October 2018

I visited this past week with a group of 8th graders. It was fantastic. Can't believe it's the 1st time I've been. We've been to Gettysburg several times and they have a great battlefield tour but Pamplin Park has it all over Gettysburg. The guide...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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MemberServices1865, Public Relations Manager at Pamplin Historical Park, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Thank you for this high praise! We love our guests and highly talented staff.

Reviewed 9 October 2018

We enjoyed our visit here and it was very reasonably priced for what they had to offer. We went in the off season between summer vacation and when the school field trips take place. Because of this we only saw a handful of other visitors...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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MemberServices1865, Public Relations Manager at Pamplin Historical Park, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Bobbie, We're glad that you enjoyed your visit to the park. Guided tours and programs are offered daily at specific times for the public. Two new exhibits and over 30 events scheduled for next year might be an incentive to come back and visit. An...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018

We were here yesterday and because only a few people were here, we had the place practically to ourselves. GORDON showed us firing of the musket and then showed us around the battlefield. Excellent. In the museum, there are two sets of interactive exhibit, one...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Pat L
MemberServices1865, Public Relations Manager at Pamplin Historical Park, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Pat, Thank you for the kind words and we're glad that you had a blast!

Reviewed 24 September 2018

Plan to spend an hour in the museum before walking the trails. It was a great experience. Have some drinks and snacks in your daypack Pathways are well defined and flat.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank James W
MemberServices1865, Public Relations Manager at Pamplin Historical Park, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

James, We're glad that you enjoyed our trails. Check out our event calendar for our annual 5K Breakthrough Trail Run held in March.

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Garks
24 March 2017|
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Response from Charles S | Property representative |
The General Admission fee is $13 for adults, $8 for children aged 6-12 and free for children 5 and under. There are also AAA, Military, Senior and group discounts available. Thanks so much for asking!
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Garks
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Hi Garks, General Admission is $13 Adults, $12 Seniors 62+/Active Military, $8 Children 6-12, Free Children 5 & under. Thank you for your interest.
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Maureen W
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After Labor Day our schedule is much the same as the rest of the year. Along with our four historic homes, four world-class museums, and 4 miles of battlefield trails, we also have many special events. Autumn is the season... More
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