The National Museum of the Civil
War Soldier is one of America's outstanding Civil War museums. A winner
of national and international awards for excellence, the 25,000-square-foot
museum is home to the exhibit "Duty Called Me Here, The Civil War Store, The Pamplin Board
Room, and the Remembrance Wall.
Called Me Here”
seven-gallery exhibit brings visitors face-to-face with the nearly three
million Americans who became soldiers during the Civil War. Using an
MP-3 audio player and guided by a personal “soldier comrade,” visitors
follow the experiences of Civil War soldiers using interactive computers,
videos, life-sized dioramas, more than 1,000 original objects, and the
multi-sensory battlefield simulation, “Trial By Fire.” A
national travel guide has described “Duty Called Me Here” as "simply
one of the best museums in Virginia.”
The Pamplin Board Room
Pamplin Board Room is a 1,120-square-foot interactive exhibit that focuses
on the lives of two of America’s most successful businessmen, Robert
B. Pamplin, Sr., and Dr. Robert B. Pamplin, Jr. The exhibit features
a touch-screen kiosk, 13 wall panels adorned with Presidential letters,
photographs, books, awards, and news and magazine articles. Family albums
and scrapbooks provide visitors with a better understanding of the Pamplins'
dedication to family, history and education.
Beneath the words “In Memory of Those Who Served,” are the names
of those who responded to the call of duty during the Civil War. Pamplin Historical
Park is proud to offer visitors an opportunity to honor an ancestor or any other
Civil War Soldier. For a small fee, the name and military unit of the soldier
as well as the name of the purchaser will be etched into a silver-toned plaque
and prominently displayed on this handsome mahogany wall.
the online form and send it to us. As soon as
your request is processed, you will receive a Presentation Certificate
that is suitable for framing, and your plaque will be added to The Remembrance
National Museum of the Civil War Soldier has elevated the
standard for interpreting Civil War history through media
Civil War Times Illustrated
The Civil War Store
Civil War Store at Pamplin Historical Park has one of the best selections
of Civil War books and gifts available anywhere in America. Reproduction
weapons, military prints and sculpture, flags, reproduction officers’ swords,
DVDs and videos, dolls in 19th century clothing, limited edition action
figures, musical instruments, toys and much, much more are available
in the store, online, or through the mail.
Pamplin Historical Park offers banquet space and catering for private
parties and other functions, and boxed lunches for groups.