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Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum: Civil War Re-enactment on March 4th & 5th, 2017

posted Mar 1, 2017, 11:14 AM by James Garritson   [ updated Mar 1, 2017, 11:16 AM ]
March 4th & 5th, 2017 
Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

AGSEM where Ingenuity, Industry & Arts come ALIVE!

The Annual Civil War Reenactment will take place over two days on March 4th & 5th, 2017, at the Antique Gas and Steam Engine Museum in Vista. Civil War reenactment groups from all over California will come together to recreate authentic battle scenes, bringing the sights and sounds of war to life.

Beside the battle reenactments, attendees can expect to see real live cannon fire, period costumes, historical figures, Presidential press conference, soldiers in their camps, infantry and cavalry demonstrations, artillery demonstration, assembly and weapons inspection, and more during the two-day festival.

Battles will be held twice daily at 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Civil War living history tours will be held throughout the weekend and include demonstrations as well as displays. The museum will also have self-guided walking tours of their collections of antique equipment and offer visitors a selection of food and refreshment.
  • $12.00 - 12+/Adults
  • $10.00 - Seniors 65+
  • 6-12 & Active Duty Military - $7.00
  • Under 6 - Free
  • Family Four Pack ~ Two Adults/Two Children
  • $25.00
  • $5.00 per car
Exhibits & Activities Include:
  • Authentic Battles Daily at 12pm & 3pm 
  • Artillery Demonstration
  • Self-Guided Tours of the Camps 
  • Sutlers selling Civil War Souvenirs
  • Weaving & Spinning Demonstration 
  • Blacksmithing Demonstrations 
  • N' Scale Model Railroad 
  • Museum Gift Shop 
  • Food Booth

Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum