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Carthage Civil War Museum

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stop by if you are in the area, great museum. not the biggest museum but they explain in great... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2018
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Small museum that focuses on the role Carthage and Southwest Missouri had during the Civil War. One... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2017
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205 Grant St, Carthage, MO 64836-1604
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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

stop by if you are in the area, great museum. not the biggest museum but they explain in great detail the battle at Carthage. didn't realize that Carthage was the first battle of the civil war before Bull Run. free but do leave a donation....More

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Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

Small museum that focuses on the role Carthage and Southwest Missouri had during the Civil War. One large room containing displays and a diorama.

Thank Matt C
Reviewed October 7, 2017

This is a must see. Although small it has a lot of displays, and factual information. The curator was very informative, and dressed semi period. It’s located on a side street off the town square. It’s free, but donations are appreciated. The large war ground...More

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Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

One of the things that made this Museum special was the curator. He was incredibly knowledgeable and very passionate about this Museum. Although very small it contained a great deal of memorabilia and information. A short and informative film was presented but needs updating as...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Good opportunity to see a few of artist, Andy Thomas' prints. Clean museum , nice effort on behalf of the city. Opens early, 8:30, well before shops. A video is offered. Donations accepted.

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Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the museum; it is simple, but interesting. You have to be willing to read. I found interesting the info about Native Americans in the area during the Civil War.

Thank MarkMertes
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

Nice little place and pretty informative. Receptionist was extremely friendly and helpful. Easy to find and enjoyed our visit.

Thank Rosemary H
Reviewed March 5, 2017

If you like history, and in particular Civil War History, then this is a great little museum. Located right in town with plenty of parking, it is well worth a visit.

Thank D-Butel
Reviewed February 23, 2017

Nice place to pay a visit to. Nice people there. Interesting history I was not aware about. Would like to come back.

Thank Jeannie T
Reviewed December 11, 2016

The Musuem is small but is very nice. The staff is there to answer any question. They have a nice selection of ranging from clothes to guns to newspaper clipping. If you are a Civil War buff you should enjoy. The musuem is free of...More

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