The region’s storied past is preserved through award-winning video, permanent and changing exhibits and special events. Open from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Tuesday – Sunday and all Federal Holidays except New Year’s Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Easter and Thanksgiving. Open 7 days a week in the summer (Memorial Day through Labor Day).
The current 7,000-square-foot building sits on eight acres, opened in 1991, and is handicapped accessible. Permanent and temporary historical exhibits interpret Northern Virginia Piedmont history through artifacts, documents, and images. Two exhibit videos describe settlement of the region and impact of the Civil War on the community.
Museum admittance is free . Bus parking is available.
2017 Museum Exhibits:
Bearing Witness to History: Manassas Veterans and the Wars in Iraq & Afghanistan
September 11, 2016 – February 19, 2017
March 3 – April 16
Tailor-Made: Vintage Fashions from the Museum’s Collection Unveiled
May 12 – September 24
The Forgotten World War: Its Impact at Home
October 6, 2017 – March 4, 2018
Free to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The gallery exhibits artifacts and historic photographs representing the 150 years of railroad history in Manassas.