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.


Upcoming Events at Manassas Museum

Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 at 3:00pm
Manassas, VA
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Community Conversation-Latino Festival

Sunday, Sep 23, 2018
Harris Pavilion
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Historic Downtown Walking Tour

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

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 3:00pm
Manassas, VA
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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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