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Civil War History in California

As seen on Unsolved Mysteries and Most Haunted, the Drum Barracks a little bit of Civil War History... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
Fullerton, California
A must-see for Civil War buffs

Housed in the last remaining wooden structure (the Junior Officers' Quarters) of what were once 22... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2016
Long Beach, California
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12 Jun 2017
“If you are in the area or on the way to other museum drop in”
3 Apr 2017
“Civil War History in California”
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

It is an odd place. Yes, old building, interesting history. Could not walk around by yourself. We had a guided tour. Guide was a nice young lady but it was just her and the three of our family. Rather awkward way to go through if...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank cynthiatucker
Reviewed 4 April 2017

As seen on Unsolved Mysteries and Most Haunted, the Drum Barracks a little bit of Civil War History in California. Unfortunately our visit resulted in not being able to tour the house as they only offer tours twice daily but we already have plans to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Andre2411
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Housed in the last remaining wooden structure (the Junior Officers' Quarters) of what were once 22 buildings on a 60-acre, Union Army training and supply depot is a wonderful collection of photographs, artifacts, period furnishings and clothing, recreated rooms, weapons, munitions, and archival records. There...More

Date of experience: June 2016
3  Thank Lornwal
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Myself and husband took our son age 9 and his buddy age 7 who are very into Civil War and our other Wars, this was such a treat for ALL of us!! Out tour guide(must take a tour $5 for adults kids free) was a...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank pinkkid
Reviewed 4 September 2014

We found this real neat museum off the beaten track. We had a personnel docent, America Lopez whom was very knowledgeable and personable. We enjoyed her tour very much.

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank AkuByrd
Reviewed 30 July 2013

A great museum with lots of Civil War history in California! Many visitors are surprised that California played such an important role in the Civil War. The staff is very friendly and helpful. It is important to take one of the guided tours as there...More

Date of experience: July 2013
2  Thank TolucaMXM
Reviewed 15 May 2013

Be sure to call first for times they are open it may vary, and plan your trip during the day, and you should have no problems. but this is a little rough at night in this area. The Civil War info and items they have...More

Date of experience: October 2012
6  Thank Ritchie H
Reviewed 19 March 2013

Sometimes we forget that a modern city like Los Angeles does have its own unique history and has more to offer than amusement parks and beaches. The Drum Barracks Civil War Museum is an amazing part of Los Angeles history. Who knew that Los Angeles...More

Date of experience: March 2013
6  Thank Jackbear
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