• The National Civil War Museum | One Lincoln Circle at Reservoir Park | Harrisburg, PA 17103

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The National Civil War Museum

The National Civil War Museum

The only museum in The United States that portrays the entire story of the American Civil War. Equally balanced presentations are humanistic in nature without bias to Union or Confederate causes.

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Temporary Exhibit - "In the Hands of the Enemy - Captivity, Parole & Exchange of Prisoners in the Civil War"June 26, 2014 - June 1, 2015

This rare topic highlights the brutal conditions of prisoner of war camps, both Confederate and Union. This exhibit will display rare artifacts from the Museum's collection and panels will address and explain the conditions of the camps and daily prisoner life.

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"1865" Exhibit January 15, 2015 - December 31, 2015

This is the last changing exhibit of a series of commemorative exhibits for the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War.

The exhibit contains some of our rarest artifacts from 1865 that are not regularly on display. The exhibit will cover the battles, strategies and civilian lives throughout the fifth year of the American Civil War.

Take the Amtrak® Keystone Service® to visit the 1865 Exhibit!

LATEST EVENTS



Mar 14 Banners of the Fallen - The Battle of Bentonville
3/14/2015 - 3/26/2015


Mar 26 Banners of the Fallen - The Battle of Five Forks
3/26/2015 - 4/8/2015


Mar 28 150th Spring Civil War Lecture with Dr. Claudia Floyd
3/28/2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Apr 11 150th Spring Civil War Lecture with Dr. Chris E. Fonvielle, Jr.
4/11/2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Apr 18 150th Spring Civil War Lecture with Patrick Schroeder
4/18/2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Apr 25 150th Spring Civil War Lecture with Dr. Mark Grimsley
4/25/2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Jun 19 Exhibit Opening Reception
6/19/2015 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Open 7 days a week

  • Mon-Tue: 10am-5pm
  • Wed: 10am-8pm
  • Thur-Sat: 10am-5pm
  • Sun: 12pm-5pm

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