Located in Vernon, Connecticut, the museum and research center resides in the historic downtown section of Rockville. It is housed in an original Grand Army of the Republic hall and contains numerous one-of-a-kind artifacts from the Civil War, with an emphasis on Connecticut's contributions. The library and research center contains hundreds of books and periodicals for research and study.
The museum and library, originally founded by Burpee Post #71 in 1896, now administered by Alden Skinner Camp #45, serves as the premiere place for historians and enthusiasts alike to study and conduct research related to the Civil War, the Grand Army of the Republic, and Sons of Union Veterans in southern New England.
The museum is OPEN every Sunday from 12:00 PM until 3:00 PM, excluding holidays. Admission is FREE.