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The National Civil War Museum

1 Lincoln Circle, Harrisburg

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17 galleries filled with more than 25,000 documents and artifacts tell an unbiased account of the American Civil War

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Cheryl
13 ratings11 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
May 3, 2022
Very modern, very clean, very nicely laid out. A real hidden treasure! The mannequins were so lifelike that I was initially convinced they were real people. There weren't a lot of interactive exhibits, but our 10 year old still enjoyed it. We all learned more about The Civil War that day.
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Dawn
2 ratings2 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
April 25, 2022
This museum is a gem in an unexpected place. I enjoyed my visit and have many more pictures. Go, I don’t think you’d regret it.
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Kenneth
2 ratings2 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
April 25, 2022
Located on a hilltop with a great view of the area. The exhibits were well presented and very informative.
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Sara
1 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
April 25, 2022
Civil War Museum with a beautiful view! Displays are well orchestrated with relics and descriptions! This two story building is filled with knowledge from a time gone by. You will leave this museum with a sense that you actually lived during that time. A great experience!
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Sandra
77 ratings48 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
April 23, 2022
Great museum!!
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Betty
3 ratings3 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
April 22, 2022
The museum was a great learning experience. My granddaughter (12) had already studied the Civil War. The displays answered her lingering questions and we loved the gift shop with many books for her to read this summer.
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Stephen
14 ratings11 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
April 12, 2022
Excellent museum documenting Slavery and how it contributed to the US Civil War. Beautiful facility staffed by knowledgeable people happy to answer your questions.
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Bob
1 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
April 10, 2022
Learned so much! This place is a national treasure! Will make you appreciate your freedom even more
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Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 12 per person. Valid only for option purchased. May be repurchased every 365 days. Limit 1 per visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.

About The National Civil War Museum

People tend to walk slowly through The National Civil War Museum—both out of respect for the fallen soldiers and sheer awe at how much there is to see. The institution strives to cover the events before, during, and after the war without bias to either the Union or Confederate cause.

  • Size: with 21,000 historic documents and 4,400 artifacts rotating in and out of exhibits on two floors, the museum recommends reserving 2 to 4 hours for a visit
  • Eye Catcher: Moment of Mercy—a statue outside the museum that depicts Richard Kirkland, a confederate sergeant who gave water to wounded Union troops
  • Permanent Mainstay: Weapons & Equipment, a collection of rifles and uniforms from both sides of the Mason Dixon
  • Temporary Exhibit: 1864—the first of four special exhibits to cover specific years of the war and part of the museum's lead up to the Civil War's 150th anniversary
  • Don't Miss: a giant, interactive video wall, where President Abraham Lincoln answers questions about anything except his hat
  • Leave Your Mark: descendants of Civil War veterans can purchase memorial bricks that add their relatives' names to the museum's Walk of Valor