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Confederate Memorial Museum


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Confederate Memorial Museum The Confederate Memorial Museum is housed in Columbus' original water tower. The building now resembles a castle turret. This museum includes unusual historic items from throughout Colorado County, to include ladies' mourning jewelry, rare china, military uniforms, and a three-barrel shotgun.


Admission: $1 per person
Hours: Mon & Thurs …… 10am-3pm
Friday ………10am-4pm
Saturday .……….10am-2pm
Group tours by request or for general viewing.
Address: SW Corner of Courthouse Square
Phone: 979-732-5135

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