History lives on at the Missouri Civil War Museum. From Ulysses S. Grant to Jesse James, Missouri's unique Civil War story is brought to light with artifacts and exhibits.
The Missouri Civil War Museum is 22,000 square feet, with two floors of exhibits and galleries discussing various topics regarding the state’s role in the war. We have five main exhibits in the museum:
- Pre-War Gallery
- Col. John Emerson Main Gallery
- Post-War Exhibits
- Jefferson Barracks: Through the Years Gallery
Accompanied by over 800 original uniforms, weapons, photographs, equipment, and more, these exhibits bring history to life for our visitors and tell the story of Missouri in the Civil War.