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Texas Civil War Museum

Address: 760 Jim Wright Freeway North, Fort Worth, TX 76108
Phone Number: 817-246-2323
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Ranked #14 of 72 Attractions in Fort Worth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
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English first
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Great place to visit. They had a lot of fascinating items there- civil war uniforms, weapons, instruments, medical instruments, and my favorite, tons of victorian gowns.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This museum is for the history buff or anyone interested in learning more about the Civil War & Texas' involvement. It has an extensive collection of artifacts, photographs, and I especially enjoyed seeing the Victorian Ladies' Gown Collection. There are also a lot of guns, cannons, etc. it is good that we have these things for the future generations.

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Cypress, Texas
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159 reviews 159 reviews
29 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

First visit. Folks up front seemed nice. Lots of old guns and clothing...very cool. No wonder we lost the war....we didn't make enough guns! Will go back. You can buy actual civil war bullets!

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Abilene, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

As a Civil War historian, I enjoy museums with this theme. The Texas Civil War Museum does a great job telling the story of Texans during the war, and it comes from a different perspective than that of my Northern upbringing. There are many very interesting artifacts there, and I even saw a sword that had been presented to an... More

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CHICO
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I would give this more but the lady at the front was rude and the young guy next to her was plaing on his phone. They didnt say welcome..thank you..nothing. Now all I can think about is that...hard to enjoy the museum :(

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Dallas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

s is smaller but still has many, many interesting artifacts. I enjoyed it and so did my son. The ladies gowns and fashions were so interesting! The guns and uniforms and equipment were impressive. General Grants sword was the hi-light for me. I learned several new tidbits. The book store portion of the gift shop is impressive.

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Texas
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68 reviews 68 reviews
24 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Great museum, with displays of articles from both sides of the war. As a southerner, born of southerners, and as a genealogy/family research enthusiast, this place has very special meaning to me. It is hallowed ground. Great place to visit, great place to learn about the real events and the real issues of that war.

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Pittsburg, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

My husband & I went to the museum to check it out. It sounded interesting. We went in the front door and my husband said he needed to use the restroom. I told him I would buy the tickets so we could go in as soon as he got out. I went to the register where it said to purchase... More

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Wichita
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Museum is worth a visit. It is set up very nice with lots of information. Definitely worth the price. Plan on spending 2~3 hours. My 11 yr old loved it 2 yr old got a little bored. I would love to come back and check it out more without a toddler.

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Arlington, Texas
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74 reviews 74 reviews
21 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed this museum. It was inexpensive and very informational. First, I went to sit through a film they show with admission price about the civil war. It was well put together and gave a lot of information. It was about 30 minutes long. Then I went into the main museum. There were so many things to look at... More

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