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Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History As a prestigious Smithsonian Affiliations member, the Museum provides visitors with a unique perspective on the strategic and economic use of railroads during and after the Civil War. The Museum...more
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We came here as we had a few hours before our flight that evening. It was really just a place to "kill" a bit of time. So pleased we decided on making the trip up to Kennesaw as this Museum is great! We skipped though...More
Overall the museum was very good with plenty of great information about how the railroads worked in the Civil War, but I was saddened to see that many things about the Civil War were taken out of context and placed with the modern Twisted ideals...More
Wow, I hadn't realized that perhaps the most famous locomotive in the world is available for viewing. The museum that houses it is affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution and is of the highest quality with wonderful staff and fantastic documentation and exhibits. The French Railway...More
My wife and I only discovered this museum from interstate signage, and we're glad we stopped. It's a small museum, but it contains a number of outstanding civil war artifacts. The horrors of slavery aren't shied away from, and the Confederate flag controversy is addressed...More
Well designed and informative museum. Has the actual locomotive (The General) hijacked nearby by Union raiders who almost made it to Union lines but pursuit by original engineer was ultimately successful.
I would not have known this existed if my US family had not suggested it as a visit. I am not a US citizen, but with US family I try to delve into both local History and Culture. The whole story around the this particular...More
Driving down the highway, we noticed a sign for this museum. Having some time to kill before heading to the airport for a flight back to NE, we stopped by on a whim.Glad we did. I had last heard the story of the General as...More