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Baltimore Civil War Museum

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Address: 601 President Street, Inner Harbor East, Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone Number: 443-220-0290
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Thu - Mon 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Civil War Museum is located near the inner harbor on President Street. There is a fee to visit the museum- it isn't free. The cost was $3 for adults and $2 for... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
Michelle S
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The Civil War Museum is located near the inner harbor on President Street. There is a fee to visit the museum- it isn't free. The cost was $3 for adults and $2 for children/students.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We were somewhat disappointed in this little museum. There is only a $3 admission, so at least it's inexpensive. The main problem is they have such a jumble of things that don't tie together well. Many things are unexplained, which is necessary for the viewer to understand their relevance to the Civil War. I believe several well-meaning individuals have collected... More 

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We stopped in at this museum on a walk through the neighborhood. Although other sites stated that it wa free, there is a $3 charge for the museum. As stated in other reviews, it is quite small. It isn't a "destination" museum; if traveling out of your way to specifically visit it, you may be disappointed. However, as another stop... More 

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Moscow, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This museum is a wonderful hidden treasure. Located just a 5 minute walk from the Constellation and other Inner Harbor attractions, the museum is a piece of history itself. It is the station that Union soldiers passed through on their way to Washington, after being attacked by a mob in the city. It is filled with interesting and rare artifacts... More 

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Great Falls, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I probably have more civil war memorbilia in my basement. Walked by the place a dozen times. Now I know to keep walking. There is nothing positive to say about this place.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

This place is quite small and didn't have much of interest to us. It was free, but we made a special trip to see it, and parking was expensive. If you are in the area might be worth swinging by. The docent was friendly and helpful.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

This little museum is very tightly focussed on the Baltimore Riots and has done amazing work in evoking Baltimore-of-the-time with information boards and a very few interactive displays. It was an absolute treat to find and did a much better job at connecting me with a past-event than many larger and more well-funded museums. Kudos.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

If you read Civil War history you should check this out. Not excellent, but puts you at the scene. Friendly staff helps with all info.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We stumbled upon this museum while walking to Fells Point and it was the highlight of the day. Small but interesting displays with great information. It was originally a rail road station and has a lot of history. Abe Lincoln walked in this station. It played a big part in the Underground Railroad (read the stories of some of the... More 

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Port Republic, MD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

We were across the street and notice that the Baltimore Civil War Museum was there. The family went in, and to our surprise there was no admission (donation box was on counter, no pressure to give). Inside had many touch and see items, very interesting facts on the Mason Dixon Line and some touch items. The clerk was very helpful... More 

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Additional Information about Baltimore Civil War Museum

Address: 601 President Street, Inner Harbor East, Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone Number: 443-220-0290
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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