Kenosha, Wisconsin: The Civil War Museum

It's the second largest Civil War Museum in the country. 49 percent of the Union Army came from the Midwest.

5400 1st Ave., Kenosha, WI
From downtown, follow 54th St. east until you reach 1st Ave. You'll see the museum on the right.
M-Sa 10-5, Su 12-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $9.
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The Civil War Museum

A Civil War museum in the Midwest? It's the second largest Civil War Museum in the country! The museum is devoted to the seven states of the Midwest and their part in the war, which was considerable; 49 percent of the Union Army (over a million men) came from the Midwest. It has one of only three 360-degree films in the the U.S., which puts you through what a soldier experienced in battle!

[Dan Joyce, 07/06/2017]

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