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Confederate Memorial Museum

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Address: 929 Camp St, At St. Joseph's, New Orleans, LA LA 70130
Phone Number: 504-523-4522
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Description: The oldest surviving museum in Louisiana houses the second largest...
The oldest surviving museum in Louisiana houses the second largest collection of Confederate memorabilia, most of which is in vintage condition.
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Bring History To New Life and Understanding

If you ever wanted to hear "the real reason for the War" just come here and read about the daily lives of everyday Southerners who gave their lives to defend what they thought... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Victoria, Texas

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Victoria, Texas
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

If you ever wanted to hear "the real reason for the War" just come here and read about the daily lives of everyday Southerners who gave their lives to defend what they thought was right.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I found the displays to be extremely interesting. Be sure to watch the video. I especially enjoyed the display cases of the clothing.

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Alta Loma, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Was glad we came here. Make sure you look at the video that they have running in the back so that you understand what's going on with the confederate museum. There is a lot to see and learn.

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Gosford, Australia
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Its a small volunteer run museum near the WW2 museum and if you are a history buff its worthwhile to spend some time here I think the entry is $8 . Allow 30 minute at a minimum, all the old uniforms are fascinating. The museum presents the information in a factual way which is good whilst focusing on the human... More 

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Cookson, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is a wonderful museum packed with history. It isn't very large but there are so many things to see. The items on display are educational and amazing, the building itself is beautiful. Make sure you watch the video that is shown there, it is less than 20 minutes long but it was very thought provoking and stirred my emotions.... More 

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Aledo, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Excellent!! It is an excellent exhibit providing a look at our southern military past and history. Although the confederate flag has come under scrutiny of late, for many of us the flag represents history and is representative of regional pride and identity not hatred. The actions of an individual do not represent the Confederacy or the flag.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Wow so much history in one small museum. We really learned a lot when we visited the museum on our last trip to NOLA.

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Summerfield, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The Confederate Memorial Museum is a must see for those interested in the Civil War. The building is a remarkable structure constructed with respect for those who served in the war. The exhibits offer a deeper history of the war and those who fought in it. The docents are helpful and exceptionally knowledgeable. This Museum is directly across the street... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Went here after trying to find a place to bring my students to learn about the Civil War. Lots of very interesting pieces. This place opened January 8, 1891! There are many flags that were actually flown during the war and uniforms donated by the families so that there story will go on. A must see if you like history.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Just across the street from the WWII Museum this little museum resides in the most wonderful building. Excellent collection of Civil War memorabilia from the Confederate point of view.

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