This is the largest Civil War museum west of the Mississippi, with more than 15,000 square feet of fascinating exhibits. The museum has a treasure trove of artifacts from Civil War battles: guns, swords, uniforms and more. The exhibits also depict life at home, including a large, beautiful collection of Victorian dresses. Don’t miss the movie – Our Homes, Our Rights – which focuses on Texas’ role in the Civil War, or the Magnolia Mercantile, offering gift items related to the Civil War and Victorian era.