The National Civil War Museum

The National Civil War Museum is dedicated to the education of the American Civil War 1861-1865. This unique, one of a kind facility portrays the humanistic side of war, from slavery to camp life to the turmoil of 19th century politics, with equal emphasis to both sides. A place where Union and Confederacy meet on common ground. Vending area on premise.

In addition to our exhibit galleries, we also offer exceptional banquet facilities atop the highest point in Harrisburg.

Seasonal Hours of Operation:
Spring/Summer: April 1 – Sept. 30
Mon-Tues & Thur-Sat: 9AM - 5PM
Wed: 9AM - 8PM
Sun: 10AM - 5PM

Fall/Winter Hours: Oct. 1 – Mar. 31
Mon-Sat: 10AM - 5PM
Sun: 12PM - 5PM

Closed New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving & Christmas.

Call for current admission rates and for special group rates. AAA and senior discounts available.

MC, Visa, Discover & American Express accepted.

Handicap Accessible.

The National Civil War Museum

1 Lincoln Circle at Reservoir Park, Harrisburg, PA 17103

  • PHONE: (717) 260-1861
  • FAX: 717-260-9599


  • Accessible
  • Motorcoach Parking
  • On-site Parking