From the mounted hide of "Little Sorrel," "Stonewall" Jackson's favorite horse, to seven Medals of Honor awarded to VMI alumni, The museum chronicles the story of the nation's first state sponsored military college.
The Virginia Military Institute Archives contain a wealth of primary source research collections of interest to scholars, alumni, and the general public. Our growing digital archives allows for easy online access to many of our most popular holdings.
The Virginia Museum of the Civil War, historic Bushong Farm, and self-guided battlefield tour provide many opportunities to reflect upon the Battle of New Market which raged just outside the museum and farm on May 15, 1864.
Since 1954, Jackson's Lexington home, located a block east of Main Street, has been a museum and historic site. In 1979 the house was carefully restored to its appearance at the time of the Jacksons' occupancy.