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Civil War Lovers: Visit Pamplin Historical Park

The Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier in Petersburg, Virginia has been called the most innovative Civil War history park in the country. NBC12's Candice Smith gets an up close and personal tour of all this amazing site has to offer.

Spend the day at Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier and journey back to the 19th century. The 422-acre campus features four award-winning museums, four historic homes, costumed living history demonstrations, guided tours, and the Breakthrough Battlefield of April 2, 1865.

The Park’s facilities and programs appeal to casual visitors, serious students of Civil War-era history, and families alike. Open 362 days annually, Pamplin Historical Park has received accolades from a wide range of national and regional media and has been rated by AAA Automotive Club as a Gem attraction. The Park is recognized as a National Historic Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Visit for more information on upcoming events and tours!

Created in partnership with the Petersburg Area Regional Tourism Board.