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 National Sporting Library and Museum provides programs and special events, many of which are free and open to the public. Upcoming events

The National Sporting Library and Museum provides a public lecture series, a children’s program, gallery tours, book signings, a Book Fair, exhibition lectures, roundtables, seminars and full-day symposia. Ivy Circle and Chairman’s Council members participate in “Treasures from the Rare Book Room.” There also are special events such as a polo match, a historic coach weekend and a new Museum gala.

A research center for equestrian and field sports, the NSLM has the John H. Daniels Fellowship which is awarded annually. Scholars from around the world may apply for periods up to one year. Disciplines include history, literature, journalism, art history, anthropology, area studies and history of sport.





John H. Daniels Fellowship

Book and Film Reviews