Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History

The Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History offers dynamic field trip options that meet Georgia state curriculum standards and offer highly interactive exhibits and lesson plans for teachers and students, including Pre-K, K- Grade 2, and Grade 3-12. All options are tailored for age appropriateness and can be customized to meet specific requirements.

Students can see the General locomotive, stolen during the Civil War's Great Locomotive Chase; a reproduction of the locomotive assembly line from the Glover Machine Works; weapons, uniforms and every day items of Civil War soldiers; and the Jolley Education Center that features train history, hands-on activities for children and Georgia's French Gratitude Train.
 
Contact Info
Address: 2829 Cherokee Street, Kennesaw, Georgia 30144. Tel: 770-427-2117, ext. 3174. Email: programs@southernmuseum.org. Website: www.southernmuseum.org. Hrs: Mon.–Sat. 9:30AM–5PM, Sun. 11AM–6PM. Closed New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Adult, $7.50, Senior Citizens (over 60) $6.50, Children (4-12) $5.50, Children 3 and under, Free.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

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