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...

Sweat & Steam: Transportation in the Civil War

Exhibit opens June 23, 2018 and will be on display through June 2, 2019. This exhibit will examine the various transportation methods available in the North and South and how their use helped determine the course of the Civil War.

Upcoming Events and Speakers

Jun 21 – Jun 23 all-day
Join us for a fun and informative weekend of events for the entire family! Civil War Days in the Harrisburg Area, a community-wide series of events aimed to present and preserve Harrisburg’s rich Civil War[...]
Jul 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm The National Civil War Museum
The National Civil war Museum will offer its seventh program in our 2019 Lessons in History Speaker Series of 12 free lectures to the public with Dr. Mary DeCredico, Professor of History, United States Naval[...]
Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm The National Civil War Museum
The National Civil war Museum will offer its eighth program in our 2019 Lessons in History Speaker Series of 12 free lectures to the public with Dr. Louise L. Stevenson, Professor of History and American[...]
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm The National Civil War Museum
The 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[...]
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm The National Civil War Museum
The National Civil War Museum announces the 14th 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[...]
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm The National Civil War Museum
The 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.[...]
Nov 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm The National Civil War Museum
The 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[...]
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm The National Civil War Museum
The 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[...]