CSS Neuse Civil War Museum

About CSS Neuse Civil War Museum

The CSS Neuse Museum houses the remains of the Confederate ironclad, the CSS Neuse. The museum's first floor offers visitors valuable insight into Kinston's location, the ship's historical significance, sailor life, and the ship's recovery. The mezzanine level boasts a range of exhibits that showcase the rich history of Lenoir County, including topics such as African Americans, textiles, mourning, and the Civil War in eastern North Carolina. Visitors will have the opportunity to delve into the history of Burnside's Expedition, Battles in Kinston during the war, and the end of the war in North Carolina.



May 2022 - August 2022 Kinston, NC
“My program coordinator was extremely helpful, kind and energetic. She strived to make my internship fulfilling and that I accomplished tasks that were helpful to the museum and the people who visited it. The museum is a wonderful place and tells its history in an excellent manner. Other co-workers were very helpful and skilled in their trades.”
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