The National Prisoner of War Museum

760 P.O.W. Rd.
Andersonville, GA 31711- Map It
(229) 924-0343

AAA Editor Notes

The National Prisoner of War Museum, just e. of SR 49 adjacent to the prison, contains various types of exhibits about prisoners of war from the Revolutionary War to current conflicts. Letters and videos give first-hand historical accounts by prisoners; displays contain personal items belonging to those who were confined here. During the 14 months it existed from 1864-65, a total of 12,920 Union soldiers and civilians died at Andersonville. The museum stands as a memorial to all prisoners of war in American history. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Hours: Daily 9-4:30. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas.