Hours: Open daily year-round
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.,
except New Year's Day,
Christmas Eve and day.
Virginia Museum of the Civil War
New Market Battlefield State Historical Park
8895 George Collins Parkway
P. O. Box 1864
New Market, VA 22844
Virginia Military Institute
Lexington, VA 24450
The battle was fought on and around the Jacob Bushong Farm. The Bushong's house was used as a field hospital.
The museum is a monument dedicated to the military service of young people in times of national need.
Tour options assure that your family or group will find the right experience to best fit your time and interest.
New Market Battlefield State Historical Park is the site of the oldest annual battle re-enactment in the nation, which takes place on the original 1864 battlefield.
We offer two different day camps for kids interested in Civil War life. Civil War Day camp for kids ages 7-12 and COL Shipp's Leadership day camp for older kids ages 13-17.
We offer a number of resources to historians to assist with their research. Learn about ancestors, who fought here, battlefield guide and the VMI archives.