National Sporting Library & Museum

Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Library: Free | Museum Free to NSLM Members

General Admission: Adults $10, Seniors (65 and older) $8, Youth (13–18) $8, Youth (12 & under) Free

Free Wednesdays and the last Sunday of each month.

The NSLM is closed on federal holidays. 
In the case of bad weather, the NSLM follows Loudoun County school district decisions.

102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, Virginia 20118-1335
Telephone: (540) 687-6542
Fax: (540) 687-8540

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The John H. Daniels Fellowship supports researchers at the National Sporting Library and Museum, a research center for equestrian, angling and field sports, for periods of up to one year.

 Fellowship brochure Read more. 

The deadline for the Daniels Fellowship is March 15th. 

 Disciplines include history, literature, journalism, art history, anthropology, area studies, and history of sport. One fellowship each year will be awarded for a topic exploring the intersection of field sports with the evolution of conservation.

The program began in 2007 in honor of sportsman and book collector, John H. Daniels (1921-2006), a longtime supporter of the Library. Since 2007, the fellowship has supported researchers-in-residence at the NSLM from all regions of the United States and several  foreign countries.



Download PDF of National Sporting Library and Museum brochure (2007- National Sporting Library brochure; revised 2010)

Download PDF of Treasures of the National Sporting Library (1999)

Download PDF of This Is The National Sporting Library (2003)

List of Fellows

Fellows' Blogs

Fellows' Articles
Andrew Lemon on Steeplechasing, The Age (Australia); Meanjin (Australia)

Visa Waiver information
For more information and current requirements for travel to the U.S. under the Visa Waiver Program, visit the U.S. Department of State website.