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National Museum of Civil War Medicine

48 E Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701-5628
+1 301-695-1864
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The National Museum of Civil War Medicine is the premier center for the study and research of medical innovation during the American Civil War. Exhibits, programs lecture and research facilities look at innovations in science, medical logistics, medical organization, nursing, civilian medical relief and much more.
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  • Average4%
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“medical care” (15 reviews)
“two floors” (18 reviews)
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48 E Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701-5628
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went for a happy hr biotech special (BioBeers) and had a great time on the tour. Museum had a good flow to it. Without a tour I probably would have spent about an hour in the place. Cost was free so cant comment there. Tour...More

Thank ThatsMuhBaby
NMCWM, Museum Educator at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We're glad you enjoyed your tour and the event! Thank you for taking the time to comment on our wonderful tour guides. We are always working on new tours and programs so please check out website for details. For reference the cost for the museum's...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Two floors of exhibits highlighting the medical procedures used during the Civil War. Combines history with hand-on exhibits for all ages.

Thank dovo51
NMCWM, Museum Educator at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank so much for visiting the museum and taking the time to write a nice review. We're glad you appreciated and enjoyed the combination of history with hands-on exhibits. Don't hesitate to come see us again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a recent trip to Frederick, we stopped by this museum. It was interesting and definitely worth the cost of admission!

Thank Lorna6750
NMCWM, Museum Educator at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We're glad you feel you got good value for the admission cost. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is full of all things related to Civil War medicine. It was an absolute joy to tour and see many artifacts from this period.More

Thank Mark V
NMCWM, Museum Educator at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're glad to hear you had a good time going through the museum. Believe it or not we couldn't fit the whole story of Civil War medicine into the permanent exhibits. Because of that, there are always new programs and presentations going on. We would...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Surprisingly interesting and very interactive for children. Tours available, great docents, very passionate. Life-size recreation of scenes. Truly informative. 9.50$/adult Discounts for military, students, etc. Strongly recommended. Free parking on the weekend available at info center.More

Thank MarySL00
NMCWM, Museum Educator at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Our exhibits are designed to tell the incredible story of Civil War medicine to an audience of all ages in an engaging manner. We're pleased to hear it was a success. Be sure to come again or go on a special program for more great...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This museum is absolutely awesome. The price is $9.50 p/adult it the exhibit is on two floors. Plenty to see.

Thank Chad B
NMCWM, Museum Educator at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

We're glad you think the museum is awesome! There certainly is plenty to see here. Please come again, or to one of our special events for more interesting content. Thanks for writing us a review.

Reviewed 13 October 2017

I spent way more time here than I thought I would. It looks small from the outside and the map of the exhibits shows a bunch of rooms, but the amount of info contained in each room is deceptive! As a military history buff, I...More

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NMCWM, Museum Educator at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

We're glad you appreciated the care with which we crafted our exhibits. One of our most important missions is to make the past relevant to today. An excellent way to do that is by showing how the Civil War drastically changed the medical profession in...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017

We have been here twice and enjoyed both visits. The museum gives an unusual perspective to the Civil War, and the exhibits are easy to view and move through.

Thank vaSnips
NMCWM, Museum Educator at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

We're thrilled to hear you came in for a repeat visit. The Civil War stories we tell certainly are hard to find at other sites. Be sure to keep checking the museum website for special events you might be interested in.

Reviewed 2 October 2017

The museum - a long-time favorite in Frederick - is interesting not only for the presentations, but for the information it provides to younger children. They can learn a lot about how Medicine and medical treatment in hospitals and during war have changed!More

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NMCWM, Museum Educator at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

We're glad you found the museum "well worth the time!" Thank you for taking the time to write a review, and spotlighting the effort we put into our programming aimed at kids. We hope to see you again, and be sure to let us know...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

Their collections are dodgy, as part of it is about Civil War medicine. The best part is their management of an adjunct museum on the Antietam battlefield.

Thank Photobandito
NMCWM, Museum Educator at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

We are grateful you appreciate our management of the Pry House Field Hospital Museum. Admittedly the history of medicine can indeed be a "weird" topic, but once you dive deeper you discover several incredible stories of heroism and genius.

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culturevulture4
21 September 2017|
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Yes. There is an elevator to the second floor
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