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Pry House Field Hospital Museum

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Address: 18906 Shepherdstown Pike, Keedysville, MD 21756-1242
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We visited here after Antietam. It was unique and informative. More sick and injured stayed in the barn rather than the house. I would recommend this.

Reviewed 19 February 2017
gmorgan6
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Morristown, Tennessee
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Morristown, Tennessee
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We visited here after Antietam. It was unique and informative. More sick and injured stayed in the barn rather than the house. I would recommend this.

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NMCWM, Education and Digital Outreach Specialist at Pry House Field Hospital Museum, responded to this review

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

Dover, New Hampshire
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902 reviews
408 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,835 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

After doing the 11-stop driving tour of Antietam National Battlefield, we drove to the Pry House Field Hospital Museum in nearby Keedysville. It was not open during our visit. It’s open only on weekends. But, we were able to tour the grounds and the outside of the house. There were info boards around the property. This stately five-over-four center entrance... More 

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Coram, New York
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172 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Andrew and Mike descriptions of what took place on the grounds and in the house come alive. It was a headquarters and hospital with a lot of stories to tell not to mention the birth place of modern emergency medicine and antiseptic procedure

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NMCWM, Education and Digital Outreach at Pry House Field Hospital Museum, responded to this review

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

MaysLanding,NJ
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117 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Do not leave the battlefield without going to this living history of the epic challenges the medical soldiers and doctors coped with.spend the time ,read the many interesting items,marvel at the primitive,operating tools and the viles of medicine of that time, a must see if you love the civil war history

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NMCWM, Education and Digital Outreach Specialist at Pry House Field Hospital Museum, responded to this review

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Rankin, Pennsylvania
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45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The museum in the Pry House focuses on the medical care that soldiers received during, and after, the battle of Antietam. There are several rooms of exhibits on the first floor, and two more rooms on the second floor. The gentlemen working in the museum were very friendly and answered any questions that you would have. I also learned the... More 

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NMCWM, Education and Digital Outreach Specialist at Pry House Field Hospital Museum, responded to this review

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

wv
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112 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I wanted to stop and visit the museum but it was not open when I was there :( maybe next time I am in the area.

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Reviewed 13 August 2016

Wonderful learning opportunity provided by historian Jeffery, and others. The Civil War Flag Corp special demonstration drew us to the Pry House. We learned so much. The curators were passionate. They were willing to answer lots of questions. The re-enactment of the communication using flags was professional and engaging.

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NMCWM, Education and Digital Outreach Specialist at Pry House Field Hospital Museum, responded to this review

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Shepherdstown, West Virginia
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59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Most of the exhibits are like pages from a book. It's informative, but not very awe-inspiring. The main attraction is the house itself.

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York, Pennsylvania
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258 reviews
170 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

A small museum with a few displays. Nice for people not familiar with the Civil War weapons and caring for the wounded but not much for someone who's been to Civil War battlefield's before. On the bright side the workers are extremely friendly and are more than happy to answer questions you have.

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NMCWM, Education and Digital Outreach Specialist at Pry House Field Hospital Museum, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and your visit. More 

Pottsville, Pennsylvania
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38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited Sunday June 26th. We specifically made plans based on their being open. But I'm giving this 4 stars as someone needs to clarify when Pry House is open. My brochures and travel info all said Saturdays & Sundays. Yet a sign in front of the house says open Thursday- Sunday. Only a few people were... More 

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NMCWM, Education and Digital Outreach Specialist at Pry House Field Hospital Museum, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you also for calling our attention to the erroneous hours you found online. We've recently changed our hours for the Pry House to be 11:00 am through 5:00 pm, Thursday through Sunday. While we've updated most of the resources we control online, we're still fixing... More 

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