National Sporting Library & Museum

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The National Sporting Library & Museum, located in beautiful, historic Middleburg, Virginia, is dedicated to preserving, promoting and sharing the literature, art and culture of equestrian, angling and field sports.

Founded in 1954, the institution has over 26,000-books dating from the 16th-21st centuries. The John H. Daniels Fellowship program supports the research of visiting scholars.

The Museum, a newly renovated and expanded historic building on the Library campus, houses exhibits of American and

European animal and sporting fine art. Information is shared through exhibitions, lectures, seminars, publications and special events.

The NSLM is open to researchers and the general public.

National Sporting Library & Museum

102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, VA 20117

Loudoun County, VA


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