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Tours  - Call 706-221-1782, email> or fill out the contact form> to book your group today!

Group tours must be scheduled in advance.  Admission included.

VIP Tour – $50 + tax per group of up to 5 people – Guided – Tour time: 1 hour – Take a private guided tour of the museum and discover the unique exhibits. Your personal guide will focus the tour and discussion on the Union Navy blockade and the fledgling Confederate Navy. This is a great opportunity for history enthusiasts of all ages to explore the important role of the navies in the Civil War.


Stroll the Decks – $6 + tax per person (20 minimum) – Self-Guided with Introduction – Tour time: 1 hour recommended – Beginning in the center gallery a museum interpreter will introduce guests to our one of a kind 40,000 sq ft facility, giving context to complement the exhibits. Guests will then stroll through the museum galleries at their leisure exploring exhibits of the nation’s most unique collection of Civil War navy related material.


A Sailor's Life – $7 + tax per person (20 minimum) – With Guide – Tour time: 1 hour 30 minutes – A museum interpreter in clothing similar to that worn during the Civil War will take the group through exhibits of the nation’s most unique collection of Civil War naval artifacts revealing the history of the navies at war. They will share exciting stories of battles and of the ships and Sailors who fought them. Walkthrough ship reproductions will bring to life the experience of wartime Sailors.


African-Americans & Civil War Navies – $7 + tax per person (20 minimum) – With Guide – Tour Time: 1 hour 15 minutes – An interpreter will introduce guests to this unique museum housing an impressive collection of Civil War naval artifacts. Visitors will then be led on a tour of the museum's exhibits highlighting the African American experience with stories of Sailors and those affected by the war. The guide will answer questions and provide context about the navies in conflict.

Cool History Summer – $7 + tax per person (10 minimum, available June & July) – With Guide – Tour time: 2 hours – Join Sailor Sam for a fun day at the museum with hands on demonstrations and educational activities. Your group will take a tour of our unique exhibits and hear exciting stories about the war on the water. This is a great day trip for summer camp groups. Now taking reservations. Save your spot today!

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"What a great educational opportunity about a part of history I didn't know much about." guest, TripAdvisor

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