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National Civil War Museum

1 Lincoln Cir, Harrisburg, PA 17103-2411
+1 866-258-4729
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Self Guided History Tour

Well worth the time if you are interested in seeing some great examples and explanations of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great museum. There is a lot to see. There are many videos. Lots of displays and stuff... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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1 Lincoln Cir, Harrisburg, PA 17103-2411
+1 866-258-4729
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Well worth the time if you are interested in seeing some great examples and explanations of the Civil War. This is a self guided tour, easy to follow that includes artifacts, photographs, video re-enactment and life-like dioramas. The admission price is very reasonable. I did...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great museum. There is a lot to see. There are many videos. Lots of displays and stuff to read on the walls. The staff was very friendly.

Thank kf7ez
Reviewed 3 days ago

Both sides of the Civil War are covered and artifacts from both sides are on display. The videos that play in each section provide a running account of how the Civil War affected residents in the North and South.

Thank Thelmadee
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a nice place to visit either solo or with your family. There are a good number of artifacts and also some good videos from unique perspectives. You will enjoy this place.

Thank FoofGuy
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went on a Sunday, mid May with my parents who were in town. I thought it would be easier than going to Gettysburg, and it had decent reviews on TA. The place was pretty empty. The statue greeting us out front had bird poop...More

Thank Nicfli
Reviewed 5 days ago

I really enjoyed the flow of the museum, the ongoing stories of various Civil War families and the impact of the war on their lives. It brought history to life. Very well done.

Thank Born2go
Reviewed 1 week ago

My grandson and I did a week long Civil War field trip and this was our first stop. A little hard to find in park on top of a hill, what a beautiful building. This is not just your average museum, it tells a story....More

Thank Hunchat
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always enjoy going to this museum. Great lessons listening to audio. Beautiful facility.. Location is a top of hill in highly urban area.

Thank Asicit64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped by here on a recent business trip. It is a beautiful place and made me reflect on the conflict that separated our country.

1  Thank BowserJournal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While visiting the Harrisburg area with a friend who lives there, she took me to see this museum. Just to let you know, I have been an avid Civil War history buff for almost all my life since about age 3. I have visited CW...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there a research area for Pennsylvania regiments? I am from Ohio, but my great-great grandfather was a member of the 21st Pennsylvania Cavalry.
16 May 2017|
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Response from Jim S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure , but check the PA State Archives. They have lots of civil war era records online
How much is it?
7 May 2017|
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Response from Peg S | Reviewed this property |
very nice..worth the drive...views around the building are beautiful😎😎😎😎
Hi, GSB6433. What would you like to know about this attraction? Is there a handicapped entrance to avoid stairs. Is it easy to locate?
26 April 2017|
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Response from Trini N | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in visiting The National Civil War Museum. Yes, we do have a handicapped entrance which is located in the front of the building. We hope that you enjoy your visit with us!