Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History

2829 Cherokee Street, Kennesaw, GA 30144 - United States

Museum Day Hours: 9:30 a.m. ‐ 5:00 p.m. (EST)





Smithsonian Affiliate Museum

Experience the dramatic history of railroads and the War Between the States at the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History! A prestigious Smithsonian Affiliations member, the Museum provides visitors with a unique perspective into the strategic and economic use of railroads during and after the Civil War. The Museum is home to the General locomotive, made famous during the Great Locomotive Chase of 1862, an impressive Civil War collection, and the Glover Machine Works, a restored early 20th century belt-driven locomotive assembly line. The Jolley Education Center offers numerous hands-on and interactive exhibits that are fun for the entire family.


The General Locomotive and the Great Locomotive Chase

Railroads: Lifelines of the Civil War

Glover Machine Works: Casting a New South

Jolley Education Center


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