Drum Barracks Civil War Museum

The Drum Barracks Civil War Museum teaches the history of the Civil War, with an emphasis on California’s role in the conflict. It’s the last remaining wooden building of Drum Barracks (named after Adjutant General Richard C. Drum) and served as the main staging, training, and supply base for the Union Army and military operation in the Southwest.

Visitors can tour the courtyard, parlor, armory, barracks room and more! Open for tours only, by appointment.

Special events are held throughout the year including Civil War Technology Fair, Civil War Christmas, and more.



1052 N. Banning Blvd., Wilmington
(310) 548-7509

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