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Civil War Library and Museum

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The First Bank of the United States, 3rd & Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19103
+1 215-405-8719
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Closed - part of collection will be a National Constitution Center

From the museum's website: "After much consideration of changed circumstances in the region’s... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2016
549jane
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Moorestown, New Jersey
Closed and Relocating

This significant Civil War library and museum emphasizes the Union Army's archives. Unfortunately... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2012
Cooperu
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Temporarily Closed to Public; Museum is moving to new location.
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  • Poor0%
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Sep 12, 2016
“Closed - part of collection will be a National Constitution Center”
Jan 23, 2012
“Closed and Relocating”
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The First Bank of the United States, 3rd & Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19103
City Center East
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+1 215-405-8719
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

From the museum's website: "After much consideration of changed circumstances in the region’s philanthropic environment, the Board of Governors determined that it needed to seek a new strategy that could ensure that the collection would be preserved and kept intact in perpetuity, be cared for...More

Thank 549jane
Reviewed January 23, 2012

This significant Civil War library and museum emphasizes the Union Army's archives. Unfortunately, the museum is currently closed. It's building was sold. It's collection has been moved to The Grand Army of The Republic's Museum in another neighborhood of Philadelphia.

4  Thank Cooperu
Reviewed June 2, 2008

If you are a history buff this is the place for you!!! The museum is a little hard to find as it is in a residential area, but worth the time! There are four levels and pretty much everything is authentic. The museum has pieces...More

8  Thank seeingtheworldslowly
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