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National Museum of Civil War Medicine

48 E Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701-5628
+1 301-695-1864
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The National Museum of Civil War Medicine is the premier center for the study and research of medical innovation during the American Civil War. Exhibits, programs lecture and research facilities look at innovations in science, medical logistics, medical organization, nursing, civilian medical relief and much more.
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  • Very good39%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“medical care” (15 reviews)
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48 E Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701-5628
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Reviewed November 19, 2016

This museum is interesting to all ages. Adults and children alike will learn what medicine was like during the time of the Civil War.Teaches you how soldiers were treated on the battlefield and in make shift hospitals all over cities near where battles were fought....More

Thank GrammyBee55
NMCWM, Education and Digital Outreach at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2016

Thank you so much for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

I wasn't sure what to expect when we went into the museum, but it exceeded my expectations. The displays are well done and really give you a feel for the medicine that was practiced during the Civil War. They had a section that dispelled some...More

Thank Constance O
NMCWM, Education and Digital Outreach Specialist at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2016

Thank you so much for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed visit!

Reviewed November 14, 2016

A must for anyone in the medical field, but 2 in my party of 3 were not but history buffs and I had to drag them out. Very well laid out and and more "hands on" than I expected. Nicely located in the town of...More

Thank Kavsters
NMCWM, Education and Digital Outreach Specialist at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2016

Thank you so much for your review! We'r so glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed November 12, 2016

A great deal of text with much new information for this visitor who could rank around a 7 or 8 on knowledge of the Civil War and its details. The sequence of displays is grouped by topic with a strong introduction to the status of...More

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Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

If you like war history or medical history this is awesome. So much great information. I have a new respect for the doctors and surgeons from the civil war!

Thank Josh H
NMCWM, Education and Digital Outreach Specialist at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2016

Thank you so much for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed November 1, 2016

If you are interested in the American Civil War this is a must see museum. 66% percent of American soldiers on both sides died of disease rather than of being shot. Its shocking to find out that remedies dispensed including swallowing turpentine! The subject is...More

1  Thank Shmuel B
NMCWM, Education and Digital Outreach Specialist at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2016

Thank you so much for your review!

Reviewed October 27, 2016

Smart docents and engrossing exhibits tell the real story of civil war medicine. A CIVIL WAR GEEK MUST SEE!

Thank gorchest
NMCWM, Education and Digital Outreach Specialist at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2016

Thank you so much for your review. It made our day!

Reviewed October 22, 2016

My wife and I went to this museum because it was her idea, I must say it really does take you back into time. It was amazing the transformation of medicine in this country over the years. Please be advised you will need at least...More

Thank Reggie D
NMCWM, Education and Digital Outreach at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2016

Thank you so much for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed October 15, 2016

Frederick is close to Gettysburg, a fact which meant that all the local buildings became sites for treating the wounded from the battle. Significant medical advances for treating trauma were made during the war, and these are the material for the displays. Triage, anesthetics, a...More

Thank FredPurdue
Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Took me about 1 hour or so to go through this museum which highlights medical practices during the Civil War. The life size dioramas are excellent . Cost is reasonable for a private museum. Lots of artifacts from medicines to surgical tools to ambulances and...More

Thank tjstech03
NMCWM, Education and Digital Outreach Specialist at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2016

Thank you for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit!

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culturevulture4
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Yes. There is an elevator to the second floor
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