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CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center

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A First Class Civil War Museum.

Located near a nature center and the iconic Chef And The Farmer restaurant, this museum is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
margaret r
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This is a great replica of the original CSS Nuese. We were able to go inside and tour and see the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Doodleebks
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The CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center showcases the State’s largest historic artifact and state of the art exhibits. The remains of the CSS Neuse and the associated artifacts were relocated to a fully enclosed and climate controlled facility...more
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100 N Queen St, Kinston, NC 28501-4928
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located near a nature center and the iconic Chef And The Farmer restaurant, this museum is dedicated to Kinston's experiences during the Civil War centering around the wreck of the confederate ironclad CSS Neuse. The facility is well constructed and well designed. The remains of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank margaret r
Governor Richar... M, Program Coordinator at CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Margaret, Thank you so much for visiting Kinston and taking the time to review our museum. It is always nice to hear positive feedback about our small community and all it has to offer. We hope you will come back to visit us soon and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great replica of the original CSS Nuese. We were able to go inside and tour and see the big guns. Treffic amount of history.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Located on a corner in downtown Kinston the building and interior displays show a tremendous amount of planning to present the history of the CSS Neuse, named after the local river. Included are the remains of the original base of the Ironclad with a interpretation...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

This museum is the worst! It shows a lack of consideration for the Native and Afro people who originally occupied the area that fought hard and had no choice but to survive injustice everyday until it became illegal in soft terms. My whole group was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

We were in town for a dinner and visited the museum. It was very interesting, well kept up and well presented. We only had an hour and that was not quite enough time to do it justice but nice that you could get through the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Governor Richar... M, Programs Coordinator at CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our museum. I am glad you and your wife enjoyed your visit to Kinston and I hope you both will visit us again soon. We have several exciting programs planned for the remainder of the...More

Reviewed August 19, 2018

My husband and I were impressed with the fantastic museum that was build to display the remains of the battleship CSS Neuse.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Governor Richar... M, Historic Interpreter III at CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our museum. We are so happy you and your husband enjoyed your visit to the CSS Neuse Museum.

Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Lots of great history about the area that we did not know about. 10 minute movie available. Tour doesn't take long. $5 admission.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jck1376
Governor Richar... M, Historic Interpreter III at CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our site!

Reviewed July 21, 2018

This place is a first class, well designed museum to the Confederate ironclads and their role in the Civil War. The staff was friendly and helpful. We practically had the place to ourselves late on a Friday afternoon. More people should know about this gem.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

The remains of a civil war ironclad warship. Very informative and interesting look at the technology developed 150 years ago.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ben G
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed learning a piece of history that isn't covered in the textbooks we used way back when. Great visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Donna T
Governor Richar... M, Historic Interpreter at CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2018

Thank you for your positive feedback! We hope you continue to follow our site on social media for future events and programs in Kinston.

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