Civil War Museum

350 Park Rd.
Columbus, KY 42032- Map It
(270) 677-2327

AAA Editor Notes

Civil War Museum, at Columbus-Belmont State Park, showcases Civil War artifacts and memorabilia including cannonballs, rifles and uniforms as well as drawings and photographs of prominent generals and influential figures. A guided tour of the museum, a converted 1850s antebellum farmhouse, begins with a 10-minute video describing the significance both the North and South determined the site possessed as a strategic location in the battle for control of the Mississippi River. Hiking trails and a playground also are on the premises. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available. Time: Allow 45 minutes minimum.
$4; $3 (ages 3-16).
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. 12:30-6, May 1- Labor Day; Sat.-Sun. 9-5, day after Labor Day to mid-Oct.; by appointment rest of year.