Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History

As a prestigious Smithsonian Affiliations member, the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History provides visitors with a unique perspective on 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 all ages, and the Cobb Energy Gallery features traveling exhibits from the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.

contact info

Hrs: Monday - Saturday 9:30AM - 5PM, Sunday 11AM - 6PM.

School

The Museum offers dynamic field trip options, highly interactive exhibits for all ages and lesson plans for Early Education through High School. All options are tailored for age appropriateness and can be customized to meet specific requirements. 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 everyday 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.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies, Technology.

topics covered:
American History, Civil War, Industry, Reconstruction, Technology, Engineering.

contact info
Name: Education Programs.
Phone: 770-427-2117 ext. 3173
Email: education@southernmuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, ASD.

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

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Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History

As a prestigious Smithsonian Affiliations member, the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History provides visitors with a unique perspective on 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 all ages, and the Cobb Energy Gallery features traveling exhibits from the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.

contact info

Hrs: Monday - Saturday 9:30AM - 5PM, Sunday 11AM - 6PM.

Scouts

The Museum offers dynamic field trip options, highly interactive exhibits for all ages and lesson plans for Early Education through High School. All options are tailored for age appropriateness and can be customized to meet specific requirements. 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 everyday 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.

supports scout badges in:
Social Studies, Technology.

topics covered:
American History, Civil War, Industry, Reconstruction, Technology, Engineering.

contact info
Name: Education Programs.
Phone: 770-427-2117 ext. 3173
Email: education@southernmuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 10 min., 180 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, ASD.

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History

As a prestigious Smithsonian Affiliations member, the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History provides visitors with a unique perspective on 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 all ages, and the Cobb Energy Gallery features traveling exhibits from the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.

contact info

Hrs: Monday - Saturday 9:30AM - 5PM, Sunday 11AM - 6PM.

Camp

The Museum offers dynamic field trip options, highly interactive exhibits for all ages and lesson plans for Early Education through High School. All options are tailored for age appropriateness and can be customized to meet specific requirements. 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 everyday 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.

topics covered:
American History, Civil War, Industry, Reconstruction, Technology, Engineering.

contact info
Name: Education Programs.
Phone: 770-427-2117 ext. 3173
Email: education@southernmuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 10 min., 180 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, ASD.

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History

As a prestigious Smithsonian Affiliations member, the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History provides visitors with a unique perspective on 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 all ages, and the Cobb Energy Gallery features traveling exhibits from the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.

contact info

Hrs: Monday - Saturday 9:30AM - 5PM, Sunday 11AM - 6PM.

Homeschool

The Museum offers dynamic field trip options, highly interactive exhibits for all ages and lesson plans for Early Education through High School. All options are tailored for age appropriateness and can be customized to meet specific requirements. 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 everyday 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. The Museum also offers homeschool workshops that include guided activities, tours, or demonstrations. Learn new concepts and apply them by creating your own invention, art project, or machine!

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies, Technology.

topics covered:
American History, Civil War, Industry, Reconstruction, Technology, Engineering.

contact info
Name: Education Programs.
Phone: 770-427-2117 ext. 3173
Email: education@southernmuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 10 min., 180 max. Program Type: 2 hours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 10:1. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Online, Phone, Email.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Online, Phone, Email.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Online, Phone, Email. Registration: Fee. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, ASD.

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

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