Plan Your Visit

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ACWM COVID-19 Policies and Procedures

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Open Daily from 10 AM–5 PM

480 Tredegar St.
Richmond, VA 23219

The White house of the confederacy Offers Tours inside the house.

1201 East Clay St.
Richmond, VA 23219

open Daily from 10AM-5PM

159 Horseshoe Rd.
Appomattox, VA 24522


*Our Appomattox site is about a 1.5-hour drive from our Richmond locations.
†Active Duty pricing is not available online. Please present your Military ID to our Visitor Experience Staff at the front desk to receive free admission.
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ACWM is a Museum for All! Learn more to see if you qualify for free admission here.

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Thanks to a generous sponsorship from Bank of America, ACWM is proud to offer Veteran Appreciation Fridays! Veterans and guest can enjoy free admission to all ACWM sites.

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Free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve from May 21–September 5, 2022. Learn more here.

‡The American Civil War Museum will offer free admission to any Virginia public K-12 school teacher or student through June 2022, at ACWM Richmond and ACWM Appomattox. Read more here.


Public Tours

Check out what tours are available during your visit!

Groups of 15 people or more are eligible for hands-on and artifact-driven programs, where we guide you through the complexities of the Civil War.

Join us for our events that bring history to the current culture.


Become a member today to be a part of history’s future.

About 40 people joined the Tredegar Society for the 90 minute conversational walking tour to Belle Isle on Saturday, June 6, 2015.
About 40 people joined the Tredegar Society for the 90 minute conversational walking tour to Belle Isle on Saturday, June 6, 2015.
About 40 people joined the Tredegar Society for the 90 minute conversational walking tour to Belle Isle on Saturday, June 6, 2015.

The James River Park System

The James River Park System features a multitude of recreational opportunities, many of which are accessible directly from Historic Tredegar.