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National Sporting Library & Museum

THE NSLM IS CLOSED
NOVEMBER 26TH TO 28TH AND
WILL BE OPEN THE 29TH AND 30TH.

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) 302-8052

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The Ludwig Hünersdorf Collection.

This collection was formerly owned by the family of German riding master Ludwig Hünersdorf (1748-1812), and includes many rare books on early equitation theory, horse care and more. It includes a first edition (1550) of Grisone. Copies of Methode et Invention Nouvelle de Dresser les Chevaux (1657) by William Cavendish, Duke of Newcastle and Ecole de Cavalerie (1733) by Francois Robichon de la Gueriniere are highlights. The collection was donated by the Ohrstrom Foundation in 1993.

This collection is cataloged and shelved in the F. Ambrose Clark Rare Book Room. Researchers may access the collection by appointment only.