Committed to telling the story of Louisiana during the war and the part taken by her sons
Our Museum is open from Wednesday thru Saturday from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM. We are closed for all National Holidays.and close from Thanksgiving through the end of the year.
The grounds at Camp Moore are open 7 days a week from daylight to dusk for pedestrians. You are welcome to walk the grounds and take our self-guided walking tour. Please respect the grounds and leave them in the same condition you found them.
Camp Moore was the largest Confederate training camp in Louisiana and the only one in the United States still open to the public. Opened in May 1861 as a site to organize, train and disperse soldiers from Louisiana to all points of the Confederacy, it saw as many as 35,000 men cross this ground and then on to places such as Shiloh, Sharpsburg, Manassas, Malvern Hill, Franklin, Atlanta, Mobile, Chattanooga, Cedar Creek, Chantilly, Fredericksburg, Spottsylvania, Murfreesboro, Mansfield, Williamsburg, Gettysburg, Port Republic and Petersburg, to name a few. These sons of Louisiana fought in most every major and many minor battles for four long years in the South's bid to attain independence. Visit where their epic journey in time began, Camp Moore.
Camp Moore Museum and Cemetery
Site of the Largest Confederate Training Camp in Louisiana
How to Get Here
We are located 75 miles north of New Orleans or 25 miles north of Hammond, LA. Take I-55 from Hammond north for 25 miles, Take exit 57 and follow the signs for 1.5 miles to Camp Moore. We are actually located 3/4 mile north of the position shown on MapQuest on Hwy. 51.
P. O. Box 25
Tangipahoa, LA 70465
Camp Moore is currently closed until the first Wednesday in January (January 3, 2024) so that our staff can enjoy the Holidays with their families, also we can clean the Museum and set up new displays. We apologize for not being open, and hope you will come see us when we open again in 2024.