Ways to Support

With your support we ignite curosity, inspire learning, and foster a deeper understanding of the American Civil War.

Become A Member!

Membership at ACWM not only provides unparalleled access to the museum, but also directly impacts the education and preservation of Civil War history. Memberships at the Family-level and above not only heightens your impact on the museum and its mission but provides you with additional exclusive benefits.

Membership Benefits:

⋅ Free admission to all three ACWM sites

⋅ Discounted tickets to ACWM events

⋅10% discount at ACWM Museum shops

⋅ A subscription to the ACWM magazine, Ironclad

⋅ Acknowledgment in the ACWM Annual Report

⋅ Lapel Pin

Make a Donation

Online or Mail Your Gift

To send in a donation by mail, download a donation form here, and send to The American Civil War Museum, 490 Tredegar Street, Richmond, VA 23219 – Attn: Development.

History Needs Heroes

Preserve the Past, Inspire the Future

A campaign to fund the preservation of the ACWM’s world-class collection of Civil War military and civilian artifacts totaling over 15,000 items and over 150,000 documents.

By participating in this campaign, you will play a vital role in ensuring the longevity of our collection. Your donation to our artifact preservation efforts enables us to safeguard these important pieces of history from the war that remade America.

With your support, we ignite curiosity, inspire learning, and foster a deeper understanding of our nation’s history!

Other Ways to Give

Gift of Securities

Gifts of assets, rather than cash, can be made to The American Civil War Museum and prove tax-wise to you. Giving appreciated stocks, bonds, or mutual funds can provide special tax advantages, including avoidance of capital gains tax and, in most instances, a charitable deduction for the full fair market value. Discuss the advantages of a gift of securities with your tax advisor.

Davenport & Co. LLC

901 East Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: 804-697-2956 | Fax: 804-655-6809
DTC #0443
Account # DA4004820
Account name: The American Civil War Museum at Historic Tredegar

Planned Giving

Planned gifts provide for the future of the American Civil War Museum. These commitments ensure our mission to explore, inspire, and promote the public’s understanding of the Civil War and establish your legacy.

For more information about planned giving or to notify the Museum of a planned gift, please get in touch with ACWM Development at 804-649-1861 extension 144.

Corporations and Foundations

Support from corporations and foundations ensures the museum engages with the larger working community today and that our work continues. If you are a corporation looking to sponsor the museum’s work or a foundation who is interested in how the American Civil War Museum is changing the narrative then please get in touch.

For more information about partnering or making an investment, please contact Jake Huff, or Manager of Donor Relations at 804-649-1861 ext. 144 or jhuff@acwm.org.

Donating an Artifact

We have a rich collection of military and civilian artifacts due to donations over the last 120 years, mainly from Civil War veterans and/or their immediate family members. If you want to be part of that legacy by donating an item to the American Civil War Museum, please get in touch with our collections department at rhancock@acwm.org.