Visitor Center

9431 West Street

Begin your visit at the Historic Manassas Train Depot, the signature icon of Historic Downtown. Built in 1914, the renovated depot is now home to the offices of Historic Manassas, Inc., a Virginia Main Street organization, the Historic Manassas Visitor Center and the James and Marion Payne Railroad Heritage Gallery. The site is also a busy stop for daily Amtrak and Virginia Railway Express commuter trains connecting Manassas with Washington, DC and beyond.

The Historic Manassas Visitor Center is open 7 days a week, 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. except New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. It offers brochures, maps, and  friendly knowledgeable staff to help you explore this fascinating locale on foot or by car. Accommodation information can also be sent to your home. Before you come, call the Visitor Center at 703-361-6599 or email our Visitor Center Manager.

Things To Do

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Cannon Branch
Open daily, daylight until dusk, self-guided tours. Admission is free.
Central Park Aquatic Center
Central Park Aquatic Center offers multiple programs like: Swim Lessons, Masters Swimming, Lifeguard Certification, After School Child Care, Aquatic Fitness, Lane Rentals and more...
City of Manassas Stonewall Park Pool
Stonewall Park Pool is a great place for summer fun, swim teams, and swim lessons.
Confederate Cemetery
Open Daily, daylight until dusk, self-guided tours. Admission is free.
Freedom Aquatics and Fitness Center
The Freedom Center is a fitness facility equipped with a pool, fitness machines, strength training equipment, personal trainers, and more.
Freedom Museum
The thrust of the exhibit is the 20th Century — the American century.
Harris Pavilion
The Loy E. Harris Pavilion is available for rent for a variety of public and private events.
Hylton Performing Arts Center
Spectacular, critically acclaimed performing arts venue. Showcases national and international performance groups.
James & Marion Payne Memorial Railroad Heritage Gallery
Free to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Magic Putting Place
The Magic Putting Place on Mathis Avenue, has 36 holes of miniature golf spread out over two separate 18 hole courses
Manassas Industrial School & Jennie Dean Memorial
Open daily, daylight until dusk, self-guided tours. Admission is free.
Manassas Museum
Manassas National Battlefield Park
Walk this rolling, peaceful countryside and partake of the legend and mystery that the Manassas National Battlefield Park still holds.
Mayfield Civil War Fort
The 11 acres comprising the Mayfield Earthwork Fort is situated between the Buckhall and Russia branch tributaries of the Occoquan River.
Old Courthouse in Manassas
This Romanesque revival courthouse, designed by James C. Teague and Philip T. Marye was completed in 1893 and served the country until 1984 when a new courthouse was built nearby. The old Manassas Courthouse was the site of 1911 Peace Jubilee where President Taft stood on the grounds to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the First Battle of Manassas.
The City of Manassas Ice Rink at the Loy E. Harris Pavilion
Out-door skating facility located in Historic Downtown Manassas.
The Shop Gym offers something for everybody. We welcome Powerlifters, Bodybuilders, Strongman, Crossfit, Olympic Weightlifters, and everything else in between.
Vertical Rock Indoor Climbing and Fitness Center
Imagine a climbing gym with towering 50 foot high walls, long graceful arches, chimneys, overhangs, dihedrals, aretes, cracks and slab walls to challenge every climber's ability physically and mentally.

Where to Stay

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Bennett House Bed and Breakfast
This restored Victorian Inn is located in a quiet area of the Historic District.
Best Western Manassas
Close to Old Town Manassas, the Best Western Manassas hotel has the perfect location for a family getaway.
Manassas Junction Bed and Breakfast
If you are looking for a relaxing step back in time, you will enjoy this restored Queen Anne style home in the Historic District.