American Civil War 1861 – 1865
There is more to the Civil War
Exploring the unparalleled significance the American Civil War holds to complexities we face today.
Celebrate the holiday season by attending our Christmas Open House on December 9th from 10am – 4pm! Enjoy music, children’s crafts, food, and more! Join us for a FREE & fun-filled day at ACWM – Appomattox!
The White House of the Confederacy will be offering FREE walkthroughs of the home during the Winter Wander event on Dec. 10th!
Tour the historic Court End neighborhood and hop on a shuttle to visit nearby cultural sites for open houses and other activities.
Meet Santa and make memories, shop our holiday deals, enjoy cocoa & cider from The Sugar Cube, watch “A Charlie Brown Christmas” in our Robins Theater, and more! This event is FREE and open to the public!
Experience the fascinating stories of the American Civil War through our engaging events and programs. Join stimulating conversations with esteemed authors and historians, participate in virtual programs, witness reenactments, and partake in fun-filled activities suitable for the whole family.
Our new multimedia pop-up exhibition at ACWM-Tredegar is now OPEN! – Beyond Valor: United States Colored Troops & the Fight for Freedom
Beyond Valor is a multimedia pop-up exhibit illuminating the stories of bravery and perseverance of the United States Colored Troops service. This exhibit will feature artifacts from our collection that have not been previously displayed. This display was created out of support for the Cameron Art Museum’s Boundless art sculpture which is the first installation in the nation’s first USCT Sculpture Park.
Built in 1818, this National Historic Landmark served as the executive mansion and home for Confederate President Jefferson Davis, and his family from 1861 – 1865. Owned and operated by the American Civil War Museum, guided tours explore the lives and activities of those who lived and worked there.
Three sites, one mission.
The American Civil War Museum at Historic Tredegar
White House of the Confederacy
The American Civil War Museum at Appomattox
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Join us for engaging events that connect history to current culture. Ranging from intimate discussions with authors and historians to symposiums, we have events for everyone. Now offering web programming!
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