Andersonville National Historic Site manages a wealth of objects and information in its museum, archives and library collections. The collections are maintained by the Cultural Resources Division. Park rangers, volunteers, and the museum curator use these collections to prepare temporary exhibits and interpretive programs.
Researchers may request an appointment to use the park's research library or museum collections.
Did You Know?
Very little remains of the original Andersonville prison. On the grounds, only the earthworks remain. Housed in the National Prison of War Museum are the original lock, key, and hinge from the South Gate along with a piece of the deadline and a post from the stockade. Relics from prisoners include a mirror and sewing kit as well as handmade items such as a pipe and rings made of bone.