• North HillSide Photomerge

    Andersonville

    National Historic Site Georgia

Accessibility

For the mobility impaired:
The National Prisoner of War museum, including restrooms are handicap accessible to visitors.

The historic prison side was built on sloping terrain leading to a creek. Portions of the historic prison site may be difficult to reach in a wheelchair. All outdoor exhibits are accessible. Paved roads provide access around the historic prison site and through the National Cemetery.

For the hearing impaired:
The visitor center theater programs and museum videos are captioned. Written texts of audio programs are available.

For the visually impaired:
A braille version of the park brochure is available upon request.

Individuals with specific accessibility requirements are encouraged contact the park in advance to discuss their needs.
Please contact park staff at 229 924-0343 for more information.

Did You Know?

A replica prisoner shelter

The shelters built by prisoners were known by many names: tents, huts, shelter tents and blanket tents. The phrase "shebang" was used by a small number of prisoners but through post-war and Twentieth Century popular writings has become the most commonly used term for the prisoner shelters. More...