Camp Moore Confederate Museum & Cemetery

70640 Camp Moore Rd.
Tangipahoa, LA 70465- Map It
Phone: (985) 229-2438

AAA Editor Notes

Camp Moore Confederate Museum &amp; Cemetery is off I-55 exit 57, 1.5 mi. e. on SR 440, then .2 mi. n. on US 51, following signs. Camp Moore was a training camp for Civil War soldiers, many of whom died of malaria without ever facing battle. A marble statue of a soldier stands guard over the cemetery. Museum exhibits feature currency, weapons, uniforms, medical equipment, photographs, personal effects and musical instruments. A video chronicling the history of Camp Moore is shown. A research library also is available. A Camp Moore re-enactment is held the weekend before Thanksgiving.</br></br>
$5; $4.50 (ages 60+ and active military with ID); $3 (students with ID); free (ages 0-6).
Hours: Grounds open daily dawn-dusk. Museum Wed.-Sat. 10-3, Jan.-weekend before Thanksgiving. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 1 hour minimum.