Visitor Center Museum Closed During Construction Project
The museum at the Henry Hill Visitor Center is closed due to the installation of a fire protection system in the exhibit area. The visitor center and gift shop remain open daily and the park film is shown hourly. More »
Manassas National Battlefield Park offers a wide variety of learning opportunities for students. Being prepared for the field conditions is an important component of an educational field trip. Tick bites are one of the biggest threats to a student's safety while in the battlefield. Some ticks carry blood born pathogens that can cause Lyme Disease or Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. Please read the materials below and ensure that all students and their parents are aware of the risks associated with tick bites and the preventative measures they can take before heading into the field.
Did You Know?
Lieutenant Adelbert Ames of the 5th U.S. Artillery was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions at First Manassas. Ames would eventually rise to the rank of brevet Major General. He would outlive all other general officers of the Civil War, dying in 1933 at the age of 97.