Civil War Comes Alive!

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Civil War Comes Alive!

Date: 5/3/14

Civil War Comes Alive!

Booth Western Art Museum

501 Museum Drive
Cartersville, GA 30120



Civil War Comes Alive! is a day-long event to celebrate the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War. Activities will be held at Bartow History Museum and Booth Western Art Museum. Visitors will be able to experience what life was like on the home front, listen to authentic music, chat with soldiers from the Union and Confederate armies, view Civil War art and artifacts, watch demonstrations on: cannon, medical, blacksmith, signaling, infantry camps, cavalry camp, sutler and so much more!

On Friday, May 2 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., a Civil War Comes Alive! School Day will take place. This event is appropriate for grades 3-12. Special performances are scheduled for 9:30 a.m., 10:20 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:20 p.m. Cost is $5 for students, $3 for adults, and free for classroom teachers.

Cannon Firing – Artillery demonstration on the Booth Museum North Lawn aAt 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

  • Info & Amenities
  • Hours of Operation

    Saturday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Active Military $0.00

    Adults $10.00

    Booth/Bartow History Museum Members $0.00

    Children (12 and under) $0.00

    Seniors (65 and over) $8.00

    Students $7.00


    AAA, AARP, Group Discount, Military Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Concessions, Free Parking, Parking on Site, Party Facilities, Restaurant on Site

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway


    Payment Options

    American Express, Mastercard, Visa

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


    Arts & Culture, Civil War, Entertainment, Fairs & Festivals, Family Friendly, History & Heritage, Music & Concerts


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