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Pamplin Historical Park and The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

6125 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg, VA 23803, USA  | More on: Petersburg »

Located on the site of the April 2, 1865 "Breakthrough, " the battle that ended the Petersburg Campaign and led to the evacuation of the Confederate capital at Richmond, Pamplin Historical Park's 422 acre-campus features four award-winning museums with interactive exhibits, four historic homes, battlefield trails, costumed living history presentations, guided tours, as well as shopping facilities. The Park is also the home of Civil War Adventure Camp, where citizens of the 21st century can experience life as a Civil War soldier.


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From I-85 take exit 63A (US 1 south). Travel south 1.5 miles. Park entrance is on the left.

Visitor Services

Gift Shop, Rest Rooms, Information Desks, Handicapped Access, Picnic Area, Buffets and Boxed Lunches by reservation for groups only.

Regular Events

Civil War Adventure Camp for all ages, Summer Day camps for kids, Anniversary of the Breakthrough Battle, Members' Tour, Spring Tour, Symposium, Teacher Institutes. See website for dates and times.

Available Interpretation

Exhibits, living history, guided tours, interpretive trails.

Plan Your Visit

Admission Fee

Adults $12.50, Children (6-12) $7.50. Children (5 and under): free. Group rates available.


Seasonal Hours; check website for details



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