National Civil War Naval Museum

 
Students can have a one-on-one experience with history through the many program and tour options we offer. Discover the life of the Civil War sailor as a uniformed interpreter engages your students in discussion about the daily duties, means of entertainment and the struggles of the Civil War sailor, both North and South. Other programs include the stories of African-American Sailors, Navy Nurses, and the advancement of naval technology during the Civil War. There’s something for every type of learner through hands-on activities, living history programming and an extensive classroom education guide. Book your experience today!
 
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For information about the classroom guide, click here.  
 
Address: 1002 Victory Drive Columbus, Georgia 31901. Muscogee County.  
Tel: 706-327-9798. 
Email: info@portcolumbus.org. Website: www.portcolumbus.org. Hrs: Group Tour hours Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Contact: Helen Vinson, HelenVinson@portcolumbus.org, 706-327-9798.

 
Grade Level: 3rd-College. 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities.
 Recomm. Length of Visit: 90 minutes.
 Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies. 
 
 
 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Living History Lesson Plan

Two hundred thousand Civil War soldiers were boys no older than 16, and an estimated 300 women were brave enough to disguise themselves as men and fight in the war. The average soldier weighed only 145 pounds due to poor diet, long marches, disease, and tough living, and earned about $15 per month more. ... Continue