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Civil War Library and Museum

Neighbourhood: City Center East
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Address: The First Bank of the United States, 3rd & Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone Number: +1 215-405-8719
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Temporarily Closed to Public; Museum is moving to new location.

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Closed and Relocating

This significant Civil War library and museum emphasizes the Union Army's archives. Unfortunately, the museum is currently closed. It's building was sold. It's collection has... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 January 2012
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

From the museum's website: "After much consideration of changed circumstances in the region’s philanthropic environment, the Board of Governors determined that it needed to seek a new strategy that could ensure that the collection would be preserved and kept intact in perpetuity, be cared for at the highest standards, and be accessible to the public. Rather than continuing to pursue... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2012

This significant Civil War library and museum emphasizes the Union Army's archives. Unfortunately, the museum is currently closed. It's building was sold. It's collection has been moved to The Grand Army of The Republic's Museum in another neighborhood of Philadelphia.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2008

If you are a history buff this is the place for you!!! The museum is a little hard to find as it is in a residential area, but worth the time! There are four levels and pretty much everything is authentic. The museum has pieces that you are not going to see anywhere else as most pieces were donated to... More 

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