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Great. Artifacts, well laid out

The museum has wonderful artifacts,photos and displays and it I see presented as a narrative... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Civil War brought to life

If you are into the history of the American Civil War, this is the place for you! The museum staff... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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The only museum in the United States to present a balanced, unbiased look at the Civil War.
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1 Lincoln Cir, Harrisburg, PA 17103-2411
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum has wonderful artifacts,photos and displays and it I see presented as a narrative, before, during and after the civil war. Excellent photographic exhibits. And concise accounts of the battles.

Thank Dorten
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are into the history of the American Civil War, this is the place for you! The museum staff do a great job in displaying the many Civil War items they have available to them. The displays are done up to cover areas of...More

Thank Tammy H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you can only visit one civil war museum, this would be the one! Exhibits are not mixtures of old paraphernalia, jumbled together like an attic, but well organized and focused

Thank amosesq
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with elementary and high school kids. They both enjoyed it as the display was very interesting. It was very educational and with lot of facts that were unknown to us parents as well. Few hours well spent when passing though Harrisburg. The location and...More

Thank Debasree B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a blast walking through the museum with my husband. It’s a take your walk through tour at your own pace which is really okay with me. I guess it depends on your preference. Still I enjoyed the experience. It was reasonably priced and something...More

Thank Yaritza M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoy the history of the area, so while we are back visiting it was another great stop. We arrived shortly after it opened, so for a short time the place was all ours. Even though we have been here before, still so much to...More

Thank Gloria S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful museum. It is top notch from top to bottom. You will need at least 2 hours to fully enjoy the entire museum. This is the best Civil War museum outside of Gettysburg. The collection on hand was fantastic.

Thank zebrasky
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The National Civil War Museum is well worth the effort to go and visit. It is a history lesson like no other. The presentation is done very well and is balanced evenly between the North and the South. If you are ever in Harrisburg you...More

Thank ASHendrix
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just visited the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg. I must say I was amazed just how much the place had to offer. Tons of war artifacts and stories also. Reasonably priced too. Located at a beautiful location

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here as we were in Harrisburg for one night. Easily found. Lovely surroundings, nice ambience. The lady on reception was helpful. We spent a good couple of hours wandering the whole place. My wife enjoyed the video portrayals of the 'players' in the Civil...More

Thank Kenneth111
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16 May 2017|
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Response from Trini N | Property representative |
The best place to start would be to contact the US Army Heritage & Education Center in Carlisle, PA and check one of their reference bibliographies on the 21st PA Calvary. I hope this helps!
7 May 2017|
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Response from Karen M | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is around $7.00 for seniors.
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!