A National Historic Landmark and one of “Virginia’s Best Places to Visit” according to the Travel Channel, Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is a 424-acre campus offering high-tech museums and hands-on experiences. Called "the new crown jewel of Civil War History destinations in America" by Pulitzer Prize historian James McPherson, the Park has four world-class museums, four antebellum homes and is the site of the Breakthrough Battlefield of April 2, 1865, where Union forces broke through Petersburg's defense lines. Pamplin Historical Park is the vision of Robert B. Pamplin and his son, Dr. Robert B. Pamplin, Jr., and is recognized as one of America's finest Civil War attractions. Park hours change seasonally. Check website for details.