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Baltimore Civil War Museum

601 President St, Inner Harbor East, Baltimore, MD 21202-4472
+1 443-220-0290
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if you are not a civil war history buff, i am certain you will be

if you are not an insatiable civil war history buff, i am certain you will be disappointed. pretty... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
solomonknibb
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Baltimore, Maryland
Small but Mighty

This is not an enormous space but packs in a lot of information, as well as an important reminder... read more

Reviewed December 21, 2017
Pointlessly
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Long Island, Ny
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601 President St, Inner Harbor East, Baltimore, MD 21202-4472
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

if you are not an insatiable civil war history buff, i am certain you will be disappointed. pretty dry static displays. small place. one room

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

This is not an enormous space but packs in a lot of information, as well as an important reminder just how involved Maryland and Baltimore were in the Civil War. I highly recommend a visit, you will always discover something new. There is a very...More

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Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

It’s a small building on the edge of Little Italy. But if you appreciate history and want to spend sometime reading, this is a great place to do so. <30 mins to an hour.

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Reviewed November 9, 2017

I stumbled across this Museum by accident in while walking near "Little Italy" but it was a a fortunate discovery. While a small museum, it is packed with information about Baltimore in the Civil War and particularly on the skirmishes that occurred early in the...More

Thank Bill E
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Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed this museum. It covers some important history of Baltimore inside of a historic railroad depot. The docent, Paul Allen, was first-rate and definitely added to the overall experience.

Thank Rich P
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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Most people don't know that Baltimore was where the first blood of the Civil War was shed and they would be shocked to know that Abraham Lincoln had to declare Marshall law in the city in order to tamp down the city's confederate sympathizers. Learn...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

We were surprised at how small the exhibit space was. But it's packed pretty full of exhibits, mainly focussing on the Baltimore riots and the part they played in the US Civil War. The volunteer on duty was a great old guy who spoke knowledgeably...More

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Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

Focusing mainly on the events of the 1861 riot in Baltimore that was triggered by the passage of Union troops through the city, and on the subsequent Union military occupation of the city, and also featuring some information on the Underground Railroad, the exhibits are...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2017

The Baltimore Civil War Museum is a must stop for any "Civil War Buff" who visits Baltimore. The volunteers who greet You at the front door and work the Museum are very friendly, The Museum only asks for a $3.00 donation. There is a small...More

Thank Steve M
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Reviewed April 3, 2017

The museum tells the story of Baltimore in the Civil War - where the Civil War actually began and where President Lincoln arrived secretly to evade capture. The guides (especially Paul) are very informative.

Thank ray j
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