The Fiery Trial
Civil War Museum
First Floor – admission required
The Fiery Trial tells the personal stories of the men and women of the Upper Middle West – specifically Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan. Through state-of-the-art museum technology, life-size dioramas, and interactive engaging Exhibition , visitors travel back in history to the social, political, and economic influences that contributed to the Civil War.
From the home front, to the railroad and waterways, to the battlefront and back home again, the Civil War is seen through the eyes of soldiers, nurses, spouses, children, clergymen, slaves, tradesmen, and the others who lived it. Experience the incredible logistics and resources that were required to mount the war effort, and the deep emotions that tore families apart.
General admission for Fiery Trial Exhibition – $9
Kenosha City and Town of Somers residents for Fiery Trial Exhibition – $5
Friends of the Museums members for Fiery Trial Exhibition – Free
Youth ages 15 and under, accompanied by an adult for Fiery Trial Exhibition – Free