Cold War Museum, Vint Hill Farms

#169 of 303 in Museums in Virginia
The museum is located at Vint Hill, the former top-secret signals intelligence base near Gainesville, VA, in one of the former Vint Hill Farms Station buildings used during the Cold War by the US Army, NSA, & CIA to intercept and interpret coded messages. Many artefacts are rare or unique, and the staff is mostly Cold War professionals. (Text supplied by museum staff). Put Cold War Museum on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Vint Hill Farms tour planning site .
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  • It was amazing. My kids and I loved it. We went around with a tour guide first then alone, all the volunteers answered any questions we had. They were all so friendly and kind. The little museum...  more »
  • A very quaint and interesting museum. Located at Vint Hill Farm Station a farm that was converted to a military post in WW2. One of the buildings is now used for this museum. Take the tour in the...  more »
  • Special thanks to Jason Hill for his efforts to preserve this important part of our history.
  • This little querky place is GREAT. Totally doable in an hour or two. You will LEARN something about how the world worked in the cold war. And it is still relevant. The staff are so interesting and smart. Talk to them. Ask questions. Then have a beer or wine next door. What could be better!!

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