$1 Admission Weekend

6125 Boyton Plank Road
Petersburg, Virginia 23803

09/23/2017 - 09/24/2017

Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is celebrating Museum Weekend on September 23-24, 2017 with $1.00 general admission.

9:00 am to 5:00 pm - Visitors can experience the award-winning Duty Called Me Here exhibit with seven galleries and explore both the museum, historic homes and Park with new devices from Orpheo. These devices provide audio and images on a five inch screen at over 80 locations throughout the 424-acre campus.

Additional special programming includes:  

11:00 am - Join author Jeffrey Hunt as he speaks about his recently published book: Meade and Lee After Gettysburg: The Forgotten Final Stage of the Gettysburg Campaign, from Falling Waters to Culpeper Court House, July 14-31, 1863. The talk will be followed by a book signing with a limited number of books available for purchase.

1:00 pm - Round Ball to Rim Fire Program: Come hear Park historian and period weapons expert Gary Helm trace the eighty years of weapons technology between the American Revolution and the Civil War. Helm will trace and demonstrate the changes on working reproduction firearms from the Civil War era.

Saucy’s BBQ will on site all weekend to provide beverages, pork, beef, chicken, and ribs, but it owes its name to its savory, perfectly-blended barbecue sauce.



$1 Admission Weekend

(804) 861-2408

Hours of Operation:
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM