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I read all the reviews before our trip, but it wasn't clear that this museum is CLOSED. The city of Petersburg is almost bankrupt, so this is CLOSED. Travesty. There was a visitors center, but it is a city visitor center. Some CW photos on...More
Due to mismanagement of funds by the City Council of Petersburg, the Siege Museum is closed. No idea on when it is to be reopened, currently pursuing a grant from the Federal Government in order to reopen staffed with volunteers.
The Petersburg Siege Museum tells the story of the citizens of Petersburg during the siege of Petersburg during the Civil War. You can't do the Petersburg Museum / Civil War tour without visiting the Siege Museum.
It has been several years since our visit but the uniqness of the facility in Petersburg, an old grain trading center is worth a visit. It is loaded with southern lifestyle, Confederal memorabilia, the struggle of a community held hostage in their own community and...More