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National Civil War Museum

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National Civil War Museum

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1 Lincoln Cir, Harrisburg, PA 17103-2411
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Harrisburg Transportation Center27 min
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We were travelling around Pennsylvania and stopped for lunch in Harrisburg, we got chatting to two lovely chaps in the cafe and they recommended a visit here. What a find, lots of free parking, (unheard of in the UK). We loved the museum, the staff were so friendly, there
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Visited Saturday, Mar 14 with our school kids. Was very impressed with this museum esp when they displayed both sides of the war. Very well documented and facts presented well.
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Great spot up on a hill to give you nice views of Harrisburg. It costed my family of 4 (military) $33.00 to get in. The place is pretty big and takes you through every step before, during, and after the civil war. It’s done very well with print, videos, and artifacts. They have
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The scheduled time should be about 1 1/2 hour, however it was so informative and helpful we spent another hour. Having the history in chronological order kept our learning flowing. Dioramas and presentation of guns, uniforms, medical instruments taught us a lot. Very well worth
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Most Civil War museums have an ax to grind, a peculiar focus—a battle, a general, a lost cause, ironclads, etc. The National Civil War Museum eschews a viewpoint as best it can and strives to supply the war in broad strokes from causes to reconstruction. Located in Harrisburg,
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