White House of the Confederacy, Richmond

4.3
#2 of 26 in Museums in Richmond
Established in 1896, White House of the Confederacy features the former White House of the Confederacy and a collection of artifacts, manuscripts, books, and photographs from the Confederacy and the American Civil War. Take a guided tour of the White House of the Confederacy, and learn about history through audio and interactive displays. With three stories of exhibits, you can browse through the world's largest and most comprehensive collection of Confederate artifacts. See furniture, flags, weapons, uniforms, paintings, and even homemade soap. Inspect uniforms carefully--you'll be able to see bullet holes from the battles on some pieces. Use our Richmond trip planner to arrange your visit to White House of the Confederacy and other attractions in Richmond.
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  • We had the guided tour and Morgan did a great job in showing the house and narrating the art works to us. The museum is surrounded by a hospital and hard to find on our fist try, but it is definitely ...  more »
  • We got to the Confederate white house as an aside to visiting the nearby confederate museum. We thoroughly enjoyed the well maintained confederate white house and the well versed docents who took us t...  more »
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  • Very interesting & tour guide quite knowledgeable. Kind of hidden but definitely recommend. In my top 3 places to visit in Richmond. Other two are St. John's Episcopal Church & Agecroft Hall.
  • I found this tour very interesting. I am interested in American History. The guide was very knowledgeable and helpful. It is amazing that after all of the time has past that the building is still there. I am glad it wasn't burned down after the war. It is also neat to know that Abe Lincoln stopped by for a visit. The adjoining museum is very good and will take care of on-site parking.
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