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Baltimore Civil War Museum

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Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Interesting window to an early Civil War set of skirmishes in Baltimore.

I stumbled across this Museum by accident in while walking near "Little Italy" but it was a a... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2017
Bill E
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Brisbane, Australia
Great piece of history

This is what is left of the train station that Abraham Lincoln used to get to D.C..It is also the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Surrfred
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Baltimore
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is what is left of the train station that Abraham Lincoln used to get to D.C..It is also the site of the Baltimore riot when federal troops came to occupy Baltimore and was where the FIRST blood of the Civil War was shed.They have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

My spouse and I visited Baltimore’s Civil War Museum on a Saturday morning in early June 2018. The museum is open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm; depending on when you visit, if staffing permits, tours are available. The cost...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018

We read about this museum on-line and according to that information, they were open on Mondays at 10:00 AM. When we got there, a sign in the window also indicated that they opened at 10:00 AM on Mondays. We waited around until 10:30, but they...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Small but Mighty describes it. The volunteer Paul is the most knowledgeable public servant I've ever encountered. He is a very generous person who loves Baltimore and our country . Worth a stop for sure!!

Date of experience: June 2018
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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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank solomonknibb
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

Date of experience: November 2017
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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.

Date of experience: November 2017
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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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Bill E
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.

Date of experience: September 2017
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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

Date of experience: August 2017
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