Jefferson Barracks, the site of the museum, has been an important US military installation since 1824. The small museum is one of the finest examples of the educational display of... read more
The Missouri Civil War Museum is housed in the old 1905 Jefferson Barracks...
The Missouri Civil War Museum is housed in the old 1905 Jefferson Barracks Post Exchange (PX) and Gymnasium building, formerly part of the Jefferson Barracks military post, which is still an active military installation to this day.
Renovations began in 2003, and were completed 10 years later in 2013, with an opening date of June 29, 2013. During the Civil War, the property which this museum is located upon, contained various hospital ward buildings, where suffering and death occurred, thus making this sacred ground, and a most appropriate location for a Missouri Civil War Museum, honoring our soldiers of the past and present.