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News & Upcoming Events

Holiday Hours

Christmas Eve & Day - CLOSED

New Years Eve & Day - CLOSED

Holiday Food Drive

Clean out your cabinets and get a discount on admission. Donate cans of food when you visit and get $2 off admission. The museum is partnering with Valley Rescue Mission for this holiday food drive. Help us end hunger in our community.

Volunteer Meetup

Interested in history? Like meeting new people? Have some time to volunteer? This is your perfect opportunity. The museum is looking for volunteers to serve as tour guides and guest service representatives. Scheduling is flexible and no extensive knowledge of Civil War naval history is necessary. Training will be provided. Attend a meet-up and see if this is a good fit for you.

When: First Monday of the month @ 1:00pm

RSVP appreciated but not required

Shipboard Entertainment

Life aboard a ship was filled with long periods of tedious work punctuated with durations of extreme terror. Entertainment such as reading, writing, music, and gaming, all provided escapes from the grinding routines of labor and war.

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Columbus: A Civil War City

We need your help to complete our newest permanent exhibit. This exhibit will tell the story of the people, industry, and events that defined Columbus and the Chattahoochee Valley during the most important era of our nation’s history.

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"Was awesome, it's a great place to take your family or friends." guest, Google review

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