Opening September 8: Sidesaddle 1690-1935
On Fly In The Salt Exhibition Opens October 12, 2018
On View: September 8, 2018 - March 24, 2019
View the 2017 NSLM Annual Report

Telling the story of sporting life through books and art.

Founded in 1954, the National Sporting Library & Museum (NSLM) is located in Middleburg, the heart of Virginia’s beautiful hunt country. The inviting, 6-acre campus, world-class research Library, and fine art Museum highlight the rich heritage and tradition of country pursuits. Angling, horsemanship, shooting, steeplechasing, foxhunting, flat racing, polo, coaching, and wildlife are among the subjects one can explore in the institution’s general stacks, rare book holdings, archives, and art collection. The NSLM offers a wide variety of educational programs, exhibitions, and family activities throughout the year.

Current Exhibitions

Programs & Events

We’re extremely grateful to our contributors and proud to provide access to international scholars and the public to learn about American field sports.
Manuel H. Johnson - Chairman of the Board

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Middleburg Life
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