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National Museum of Civil War Medicine

48 E Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701-5628
+1 301-695-1864
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The National Museum of Civil War Medicine is the premier center for the study and research of medical innovation during the American Civil War. Exhibits, programs lecture and research facilities look at innovations in science, medical logistics, medical organization, nursing, civilian medical relief and much more.
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  • Average4%
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“two floors” (19 reviews)
“medical care” (15 reviews)
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48 E Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701-5628
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the day after Thanksgiving - we had a guys day out - and my Dad, my son (15) and I visited the Civil War Medicine Museum.. a great find (I saw it once on "Mysteries at the Museum" on the Travel Channel) My dad...More

Thank Jeffrey W
NMCWM, Museum Educator at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind and detailed review! We're glad you enjoyed your time at the museum and learned about the amazing story we tell. Most people think of Civil War medicine as a primitive enterprise, but as you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another one of those place that a Civil War Buff would love, a history buff and maybe a medical student. It was well laid out and using a groupon it was very affordable. There was a ton of information I have learned from a single...More

Thank roy1916
NMCWM, Museum Educator at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to the museum. You are absolutely right to suggest that the museum appeals to a number of different groups since we sit at the intersection of those interested in the Civil War and history generally and how...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to get downright clinical about American history and the Civil War is your bag, this museum in Frederick is your place. Lots of information of historical and medical interest, and really quite amazing to learn surprising things about this important era, but...More

Thank mrq450
NMCWM, Museum Educator at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write us a nice review. The story we tell truly is an amazing one, and we're glad you enjoyed hearing about it. Please stop in to see us again sometime.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a happy hr biotech special (BioBeers) and had a great time on the tour. Museum had a good flow to it. Without a tour I probably would have spent about an hour in the place. Cost was free so cant comment there. Tour...More

Thank ThatsMuhBaby
NMCWM, Museum Educator at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're glad you enjoyed your tour and the event! Thank you for taking the time to comment on our wonderful tour guides. We are always working on new tours and programs so please check out website for details. For reference the cost for the museum's...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two floors of exhibits highlighting the medical procedures used during the Civil War. Combines history with hand-on exhibits for all ages.

Thank dovo51
NMCWM, Museum Educator at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank so much for visiting the museum and taking the time to write a nice review. We're glad you appreciated and enjoyed the combination of history with hands-on exhibits. Don't hesitate to come see us again!

Reviewed 8 November 2017

On a recent trip to Frederick, we stopped by this museum. It was interesting and definitely worth the cost of admission!

Thank Lorna6750
NMCWM, Museum Educator at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We're glad you feel you got good value for the admission cost. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 29 October 2017

This museum is full of all things related to Civil War medicine. It was an absolute joy to tour and see many artifacts from this period.More

Thank Mark V
NMCWM, Museum Educator at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

We're glad to hear you had a good time going through the museum. Believe it or not we couldn't fit the whole story of Civil War medicine into the permanent exhibits. Because of that, there are always new programs and presentations going on. We would...More

Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Surprisingly interesting and very interactive for children. Tours available, great docents, very passionate. Life-size recreation of scenes. Truly informative. 9.50$/adult Discounts for military, students, etc. Strongly recommended. Free parking on the weekend available at info center.More

Thank MarySL00
NMCWM, Museum Educator at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Our exhibits are designed to tell the incredible story of Civil War medicine to an audience of all ages in an engaging manner. We're pleased to hear it was a success. Be sure to come again or go on a special program for more great...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This museum is absolutely awesome. The price is $9.50 p/adult it the exhibit is on two floors. Plenty to see.

Thank Chad B
NMCWM, Museum Educator at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

We're glad you think the museum is awesome! There certainly is plenty to see here. Please come again, or to one of our special events for more interesting content. Thanks for writing us a review.

Reviewed 14 October 2017

I spent way more time here than I thought I would. It looks small from the outside and the map of the exhibits shows a bunch of rooms, but the amount of info contained in each room is deceptive! As a military history buff, I...More

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NMCWM, Museum Educator at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

We're glad you appreciated the care with which we crafted our exhibits. One of our most important missions is to make the past relevant to today. An excellent way to do that is by showing how the Civil War drastically changed the medical profession in...More

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culturevulture4
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Response from Pauline320210 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is an elevator to the second floor
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