Memorial Day Remembrance

The park will be open Memorial Day weekend, May 25 through May 27 with special activities only being held on Memorial Day, May 27, 2024, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Programming will begin with a Civil War soldiers' camp life and drill presentation by Park staff. Visitors are then invited to hear perspectives on Memorial... Read more »

Independence Celebration Weekend

Join us this Independence Day as Pamplin Historical Park will offer multiple programs throughout the day. Families will enjoy the chance to meet the Marquis de Lafayette, hear about American soldiers, participate in historic games and take part in a ceremony concluding with a cannon fire salute. Actor and living historian Charles Wissinger, will portray... Read more »

Paranormal Investigation

Join Commonwealth Researchers of the Paranormal (C.R.O.P.) for an exclusive investigation of Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier. We do not recommend this event for children under the age of 16. There will be quite a bit a walking involved, please prepare accordingly. Reserve your tickets early as space... Read more »

Roundtable: Relics Reunited and the Story of LTC Richard S. Thompson

Join speaker Kenny Bage as he shares “Relics Reunited: The Story of LTC Richard S. Thompson.” The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month at Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier from 7:00 pm-8:00 pm. Annual membership is $40.00. Individuals who are already... Read more »

Symposium Special Tour

This special guided tour will visit sites from the Wilson-Kautz Raid with Director of Education & Interpretation, Zachary Pittard. Park members pay $129 per person and non-members pay $139 per person. The tour begins and ends at the Park’s National Museum of the Civil War Soldier parking lot. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.... Read more »

Voices from the Shadows

Costumed guides portraying “agents of death” will lead participants by candlelight on a spine-chilling tour through the historic park and Breakthrough Battlefield. At each stop, guests will encounter civilians and soldiers who worked, fought and died at the historic site or in the local area. These and other ghouls will recount their stories and share... Read more »