Boots and Saddles: Horses in the Civil War

Exhibit will be on display through June 7, 2020. This exhibit examines the employment of horses and the fact that they were indispensable during the war. The need for horses during the four year war never let up as these equine soldiers performed every task assigned...

The Business of War

Exhibit opens January 27, 2019 and will be on display through December 31, 2019. The Business of War exhibit will discuss how private businesses adapted to a war economy and contributed to or detracted from the war effort in their Union or Confederate sphere of...

Upcoming Events and Speakers

Sep
21
Sat
“The Yankee Plague: Escaped Union Prisoners and the Collapse of the Confederacy” with Dr. Lorien Foote @ The National Civil War Museum
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Lorien FooteThe National Civil war Museum will offer its ninth program in our 2019 Lessons in History Speaker Series of 12 free lectures to the public with Dr. Lorien Foote, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies History Department, Texas A&M University. This presentation will be held in our Education Gallery, first floor.

The 2019 Lessons in History program is free to the public. Regular museum admission applies for entrance to the museum galleries.

 

 

Sep
26
Thu
2019 Blue & Gray Gala @ The National Civil War Museum
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm

The National Civil War Museum announces the 13th annual Blue & Gray Gala to be held on Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 6:00pm. Gala Attendees will tour the Museum galleries as they journey through food and beverage pairings and see the extensive collection of artifacts on display in the Museum. Raffle drawing and silent auction will be conducted.

Tickets: $75.00 per person or (2) for $125.00

National Civil War Museum Member Ticket - $50.00

To make reservations CLICK HERE  or by calling (717) 260-1861

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Oct
10
Thu
Dauphin County Honoring the Life and Works of Hari Jones @ Madeline L. Olewine Memorial Library
Oct 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Oct
12
Sat
See, Touch & Feel – Gettysburg, Part II
Oct 12 all-day

SOLD OUT - All seats for this tour have been reserved. Click here to contact Mary Beth to be added to the "Standby" List in case of a cancellation. 

Cancellation for refund available until September 13, 2019. 

 

 

Oct
19
Sat
“Civil War Logistics: A Study of Military Transportation” with Dr. Earl J. Hess @ The National Civil War Museum
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Earl J HessThe National Civil war Museum will offer its tenth program in our 2019 Lessons in History Speaker Series of 12 free lectures to the public with Dr. Earl J. Hess, Professor of History, Lincoln Memorial University.

The 2019 Lessons in History program is free to the public. Regular museum admission applies for entrance to the museum galleries.

 

 

Nov
16
Sat
“Decisions at Gettysburg: The Nineteen Critical Decisions that Define the Battle” with Colonel Matt Spruill, III, USA Ret. @ The National Civil War Museum
Nov 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Matthew SpruillThe National Civil war Museum will offer its eleventh program in our 2019 Lessons in History Speaker Series of 12 free lectures to the public with Colonel Matt Spruill, III, USA Ret..

The 2019 Lessons in History program is free to the public. Regular museum admission applies for entrance to the museum galleries.

 

 

Dec
14
Sat
“Sunday School Connections to Underground RR in Harrisburg” with Historian Calobe Jackson @ The National Civil War Museum
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Calobe JacksonThe National Civil war Museum will offer its twelfth and final program in our 2019 Lessons in History Speaker Series of 12 free lectures to the public with Historical Society of Dauphin County Board Member and Historian Calobe Jackson.

The 2019 Lessons in History program is free to the public. Regular museum admission applies for entrance to the museum galleries.