Education and Research

A major focus of The National Civil War Museum is to educate the public and provide world class materials and facilities for Civil War research. These pages are provided to further this mission:

Teachers Page - This page is designed to assist and prepare teachers for a visit to the National Civil War Museum. Some of the topics include: "Develop a Lesson Plan", "Allow Sufficient Time for the Tour", and "Living History Presentations.

Library and Archives Collection - By Appointment Only.

Online Collections Project - In pursuit of our mission to be a leading Civil War research and education facility we are working toward development of an online resource to view portions of our extensive collections.

Papers - Here you will find a sampling of research papers available through The National Civil War Museum.

Photo Service 

Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program 2012-2013 Grant Sponsors:

PPL Corporation,  Riverview National Bank, Metro Bank, M&T Bank, Susquehanna Bank & UGI Utilities, Inc.

From the Museum to the Classroom!

The National Civil War Museum is launching a campaign to bring our museum to classrooms around the country. For more information on Skype presentations please email Derek Mills 





Regular Business Hours

Mon-Tue & Thur-Sat: 10am-5pm

Wed: 10am-8pm

Sun: 12pm-5pm

Holidays: Regular business hours

Thanksgiving Eve - 11/26/14, we will close at 5pm

Christmas Eve - 12/24/14, we will close at 2pm

Closed: New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Adult $11
Seniors $10
Students $9
*Family Pass $40
*Family Pass - Two adults & up to 3 students (immediate family members only)