The National Civil War Museum in Reservoir Park is the only museum in the United States that portrays the entire story of the American Civil War. It houses more than 4,400 artifacts and around 21,000 archival pieces from the war, including some related to General Robert E. Lee to President Abraham Lincoln
. The exhibits cover a variety of topics, from Harrisburg’s role in the Battle of Gettysburg to women’s roles in the Civil War, and are rotated annually. This year, the museum is hosting a year-long exhibit displaying the 150th
commemoration off the Civil War.