Manassas Museum

9101 Prince William Street
703-368-1873

About Us:

The current 7,000-square-foot building on eight acres opened in 1991. Permanent and temporary historical exhibits interpret Northern Virginia Piedmont history through artifacts, documents, videos, and images.

The Museum houses the McBryde Library and Archives and Echoes, the Museum Store. Plans for expanded exhibit galleries, artifact conservation facilities, and an educational center are currently under development.



Reviews

Adolfo Vargas

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Thursday, June 7, 2018
Nice little museum. Never well kept. Great history inside. Wish it was bigger. But overall pretty nice

Dianne Wimbish

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018
I was surprised at all the things in the store. Interesting place, please give it a look see. My cashier was very friendly and willing to help.

Gaston Alamachere

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Saturday, May 19, 2018
Very special place and warm welcome, Southern hospitality is not a myth! the museum is very well set, interesting all along and not too much: a pleasant learning experience; the gift shop is perfect, just what we were looking for and could not find: I bought 5 items there, souvenirs of that day in Manassas, VA

Bria McKinnon

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Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017
Very fun with my two toddler boys. There was a craft area next to the bathrooms to make their own pinwheel, lots of Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren, which made the museum smell so festive and lovely. We visited originally to check out the playground which is directly behind the museum and leads to a short trail. The boys enjoyed the train jungle gym and a little metal butterfly we snapped a photo next to. Out front is a huge Christmas tree. We plan to return at night to get a great holiday family photo.

Judy Bower

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Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018
This is a really nice museum. Enjoyed our visit very much. Staff were very friendly and helpful. They went out of their way to find answers to all our questions. There is no admission charge which is a plus.

Upcoming Events at Manassas Museum

Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Sunday, Jul 22, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Monday, Jul 23, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Friday, Jul 27, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Saturday, Jul 28, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Saturday, Jul 28, 2018 at 3:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Sunday, Jul 29, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Monday, Jul 30, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Tuesday, Jul 31, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Friday, Aug 3, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Saturday, Aug 4, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Saturday, Aug 4, 2018 at 3:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Sunday, Aug 5, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Monday, Aug 6, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 at 3:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Sunday, Aug 12, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 3:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Sunday, Aug 19, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Friday, Aug 24, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Saturday, Aug 25, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Saturday, Aug 25, 2018 at 3:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Sunday, Aug 26, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Monday, Aug 27, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Friday, Aug 31, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Saturday, Sep 1, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Saturday, Sep 1, 2018 at 3:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Sunday, Sep 2, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Monday, Sep 3, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Thursday, Sep 6, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Friday, Sep 7, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Saturday, Sep 8, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Saturday, Sep 8, 2018 at 3:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Sunday, Sep 9, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Monday, Sep 10, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Thursday, Sep 13, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Friday, Sep 14, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Saturday, Sep 15, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Saturday, Sep 15, 2018 at 3:00pm
Manassas, VA
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Exhibition - Expanding Boundaries

Sunday, Sep 16, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 at 3:00pm
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Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 at 3:00pm
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Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 at 3:00pm
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Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 3:00pm
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Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 3:00pm
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Recent News

New Immersive Exhibit at the Manassas Museum

City of Manassas, VA -  Beginning March 19, 2018 a new immersive exhibit will open at the Manassas Museum.  Annie’s Porch: This Was Manassas, spotlights the universal storytelling tradition of talking on the front porch with friends. …

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Manassas Museum Fall Happenings - August 26, 2016

Manassas, VA -- Celebrate fall with the Manassas Museum. There’s a new exhibit, Museum at the Farmer’s Market some book talks and some Cemetery tours.Historic Downtown Walking Tours; Through October; Thursdays & Fridays at 12 Noon; free; meet…

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Manassas Museum Summer Happenings - July 21, 2016

There are a lot of great events at the Manassas Museum happening this summer.  Camp, walking tours, book talks and much more. Archaeology & Swim Camp; August 9 – 12; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $200/ages 9-13Does your child have what it takes to be an arc…

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Manassas Museum Summer Happenings - June 1, 2016

Summer Camps Now Enrolling!Civil War Camp; June 28 - July 1; 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; $135/ages 9-13For four days, children will immerse themselves in Civil War life. They will learn how science and math applications changed the course of the war and our natio…

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Manassas Museum Programs for March 2016

From March 4 – April 17, the Manassas Museum presents Impressions, the Osbourn High School art show. Impressions features the paintings, mixed media works, sculpture, and drawings of Osbourn art students. The exhibit offers students the opportunity…

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Carters of Virginia Exhibit Translated to Spanish

Manassas, VA---The Manassas Museum currently features New World Aristocracy: The Carters of Virginia.  This exhibit is a joint effort between the Manassas Museum and the Prince William County Historic Preservation Division.  Maria Diaz, a volunteer…

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The Carters of Virginia - Exhibition

Manassas, VA---The Carter family is the focus of a new joint exhibit, New World Aristocracy: The Carters of Virginia, opening at the Manassas Museum. The exhibit, a joint effort between the Prince William County Historic Preservation Division and the…

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History Brought to Life

Manassas, VA - There was much more to the Civil War than bloody battles, endless strategizing, and famous generals. This year, in addition to featuring portrayals of well-known generals and studies of tactics, the fourth annual Manassas Civil War Wee…

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Exhibit - Partisans Among Playmates: American Childhood and the Civil War

Manassas, VA---They may not have worn uniforms or marched with the troops, but children were deeply affected by the tragedies of the Civil War. A new Manassas Museum guest exhibit, Partisans Among Playmates: American Childhood and the Civil War, brin…

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Liberia Basement to Attic Tours

Manassas, VA - Learn more about the diverse people who inhabited historic Liberia Plantation in Manassas during a special Black History Month presentation Basement to Attic Tours Feb. 7 and 21 at 11 a.m. On the eve of the Civil War, Liberia was one o…

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Events at the Manassas Museum - October 2014

October at the Manassas Museum is full of “spirited tours,” a new exhibit and great history.On Oct. 5 at 2 p.m. the Manassas Museum will host a free book talk by author Douglas Crenshaw on his book, Fort Harrison and the Battle of Chaffin’s Far…

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Events at the Manassas Museum - September 2014

City of Manassas, VA - As fall begins, the Manassas Museum has great programs in store for visitors and residents.Sept. 5 from 5 to 9 p.m. enjoy free admission to the Manassas Museum, refreshments and family activities during First Friday in Historic…

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Events at the Manassas Museum - January 2014

City of Manassas, VA - A new exhibit, a free book talk, an event for children and walking tours are on tap in January at the Manassas Museum.From Jan. 6 - Feb. 12, 2014, see the work of legendary Washington Post editorial cartoonist Herb Block, known…

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Manassas Museum to Host Four Events in November

Manassas, VA - During the month of November, the Manassas Museum will host four free programs for visitors. These events focus on a famed local civil rights leader, the achievements of veterans, Native American stories and dance, and a free book talk…

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Enduring Legacy: LiberiaPlantation 1825-2013 - A New Exhibit at the Manassas Museum

City of Manassas, VA -- Liberia Plantation is a Manassas historic gem that served as a Civil War headquarters and was visited by two Presidents.  It is the focus of a new exhibit, Enduring Legacy, Liberia Plantation 1825-2013.Liberia Plantation …

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Manassas Museum to Host Traveling Exhibition on Domestic Service

City of Manassas, VA -- From Morning to Night Reveals Hidden History of Gilded Age South open March 9 – April 21 - Although the work of early 20th century domestic servants has been romanticized lately by the likes of Carson and Mrs. Hughes of …

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Citizenship Art - A New Exhibit at The Manassas Museum

City of Manassas, VA -- What do citizens look like? For first graders from Baldwin Elementary School in Manassas, the answers are as diverse as their imaginations.The students, who decorated plain paper “people” for a 225th anniversary co…

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