Memorial Hall houses one of the largest collections of Civil War memorabilia in existence. The vast collection includes over one hundred Confederate flags, a large array of military uniforms, and numerous rare Louisiana made swords and guns. Many of the items were donated to the museum by the soldier who used them or his immediate family.
On display are personal effects of Robert E. Lee, P.G.T. Beauregard, Braxton Bragg, Franklin Gardner, and President Jefferson Davis. Items used by famous units such as the renowned Washington Artillery and The Louisiana Tigers are also displayed. Thousands of items used by the common soldier make up a sizable portion of the collection.
Permanent displays grace the Main Hall and the Annex features changing exhibits.