The American Civil War Museum operates three sites: The White House of the Confederacy and Historic Tredegar, both in Richmond, and The American Civil War Museum – Appomattox.Add American Civil War Museum- Historic Tredegar and other attractions to your Richmond trip itinerary using our Richmond tour itinerary planning site .
The goal of The American Civil War Museum is to help a diverse national and international audience learn American Civil War history in all its breadth and scope.
Using dynamic and interactive exhibits, engaging educational programs and historical research, the museum will tell a multitude of military, political and civilian stories of the people of the time.
It will also ensure and strengthen the preservation of an unparalleled collection of Civil War artifacts.
Tours to American Civil War Museum- Historic Tredegar
Richmond Landmark Segway Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $43
Duration: 2 hours
ACWM–Tredegar General Admission BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $15
Duration: 60 to 120 minutes
American Civil War Museum- Historic Tredegar Reviews
This was a very nice museum filled with so many interesting artifacts focusing mainly on the Confederate side of the war. From Robert E Lee's boots, to the coat Jefferson Davis wore when he surrendere... more »
Give yourself two hours to see everything. Lots of information covering the beginning all the way to the end. Tons of interesting artifacts. The upstairs offers rotating exhibits. We saw the one on th... more »
A great place to bring out of town friends! Located right on the river, it offers great views and pretty walks nearby. I suggest making a day out of touring the museum and nearby Belle Isle and Brown's Island. The museum holds such unique and interesting artifacts in such a beautiful and historic building. I especially loved all the old photographs of various places around the city back then. I only wish they had a student discount!
Very good museum. Maybe a bit small, but definitely informative. Of course it is located in a former CSA state, but I guess VA is special. But as always: stay critical with the matter. The small cinema is amazing. The interactive screens are very helpful, too. I would recommend going there.
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