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Adult Programs

The Southern Museum provides adults a unique perspective into the strategic and economic use of railroads during and after the Civil War. History buffs will enjoy learning about the Great Locomotive Chase and Glover Machine Works in great detail, while others will enjoy leisurely browsing historical artifacts like clothing items, firearms and personal effects. And no one will want to miss the marvel of the General, the steam locomotive stolen during the illustrious Great Locomotive Chase!

Southern Museum Group Tours

Tour size: 10 – 200 adults, (1 ½ – 2 hours depending on group size)
Monday – Saturday availability
Price: $5.00 per adult

General Museum Tour
Enjoy a guided tour of the Smithsonian-affiliated Southern Museum with one of our knowledgeable docents. Your visit will include our three permanent exhibits: The Great Locomotive Chase (including the world famous General steam locomotive), Railroads: Lifelines of the Civil War, Glover Machine Works: Casting a New South, and a viewing of the Story of the Great Locomotive Chase movie in our theater.

Self-Guided Option
Tour the Museum on your own at a $4.00 per adult rate.

*Please note that the above rates require a 10 person minimum.

To Make a Reservation:

  • Reservations must be made a minimum of three weeks in advance. Tours are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. It is advised to make your reservations early during fall and spring tour seasons.
  • The bus driver and tour leader receive complimentary admission.
  • Groups are welcome to picnic on the Museum’s lawn with limited indoor facilities available.

To schedule a tour online, please fill out the form located HERE

 

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