The Civil War Museum of the Western Theater features extensive exhibits and artifacts related to what were then known as the "western" states of Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, and others. Key artifacts include the flag of the 2nd Kentucky Cavalry, the presentation sword of Confederate Brigadier General Lloyd Tilghman, and a silver flask presented to Confederate General John C. Breckinridge just after he joined the Confederate Army. Visitors can also enjoy the nearby reproduction colonial village and Women's Civil War Museum.
Open daily, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., March-October
Open Fri.- Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. November
Closed Dec. 1- Feb 28, Easter and Thanksgiving
Form more information, visit www.civil-war-museum.org.