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Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History

Experience the dramatic history of railroads and the War Between the States at the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History! As a prestigious Smithsonian Affiliations member, the Museum provides visitors with a unique perspective on the strategic and economic use of railroads during and after the Civil War.

The Museum, conveniently located near downtown Kennesaw, Georgia 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.


Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History

2829 Cherokee Street

Kennesaw, GA 30144



Hours of Operation

Open daily

Monday – Saturday 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Sunday 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Closed New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day



Adults $7.50

Senior Citizens (over 60) $6.50

Children 4 – 12 $5.50

Children 3 and under Free

Adult AAA $6.50

Senior AAA $5.50

Children AAA $4.50

Adult Military Pass $6.50

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