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Address: 205 Grant St., Carthage, MO
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small, but full of information.

my husband is a history fan, he really liked it. quaint and very educational, they even have a few souvenirs & books that can be purchased.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Decatur, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

my husband is a history fan, he really liked it. quaint and very educational, they even have a few souvenirs & books that can be purchased.

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South Bend, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Some interesting information about the Civil War in this area and the rest of Missouri. Low tech, and fairly small.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The place is quite small. Admission is free. The attendant was quite knowledgeable and friendly. Quite nice.

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Walden, Tenn
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The Civil War Museum in Carthage focuses on the early battle that occurred in and around the town. The exhibits are a bit homemade but crafted with care and the information is solid. The director is a very pleasant woman. The state historic site has almost nothing to offer, so if you are interested in this aspect of the Civil... More 

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Wichita, Kansas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a small museum but has a lot of information. The guy there was very knowledgeable and friendly. It's free to attend and includes local history as well as state history. You can go through in about 30 minutes or longer if you want.

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Carthage, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Great way to learn about Carthage's rich history during the civil war. It is a small single room but it packs a lot of information and the employees are always nice and knowledgable.

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Jax, Ar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We have been in large and small ones but this one is worth a visit. Also included info on Belle Starr and local people during that era.

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Springfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Living in SW Missouri we are visiting as many of the civil war sites as we can this fall. This was a great place to stop and see. It's small, but the exhibits are great. Much information about the area and what went on during the war. We enjoyed visiting with the docent. I'm sure we will go back when... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My 3 year old and I were killing time waiting on his grandparents. He was so excited about the diorama that he had to show everyone.

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Springfield, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I work near the square in Carthage and had no idea this place existed until I saw it while walking through the square to get some coffee. There is no fee, but they accept donations. I only had an hour lunch break, but it took me only 25 minutes to go through the entire museum-- that's without reading everything, but... More 

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