The American Civil War Museum is the nation's first museum to interpret the Civil War from Union, Confederate, and African American perspectives. 

Discover a new way of looking at our shared national history that explains much of who we are as Americans today through our signature exhibit, In the Cause of Liberty. Artifacts change regularly so there is always something new to see!

Admission

$8 Adults
$6 Seniors (age 62+)
$4 Children (age 6-17)
FREE Children age 5 and under

Groups of 10 or more, please contact Sean Kane at skane@tredegar.org to make a reservation and take advantage of our group discount.




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Guided Tour: Men of Iron
Monday, July 21 - 1:00 pm
Before, during and after the Civil War, the Tredegar Iron Works was an important industrial complex. In peacetime, it supplied the vast expansion of the railroad industry; in war it produced the largest number of cannon in the Confederacy. On this tour of the grounds, visitors will learn about the manufacturing of iron, the people who worked here, the historic buildings on site and Tredegar owner Joseph Reid Anderson. Buy your tickets now

Guided Tour: Men of Iron
Tuesday, July 22 - 1:00 pm
Before, during and after the Civil War, the Tredegar Iron Works was an important industrial complex. In peacetime, it supplied the vast expansion of the railroad industry; in war it produced the largest number of cannon in the Confederacy. On this tour of the grounds, visitors will learn about the manufacturing of iron, the people who worked here, the historic buildings on site and Tredegar owner Joseph Reid Anderson. Buy your tickets now

Guided Tour: Men of Iron
Wednesday, July 23 - 1:00 pm
Before, during and after the Civil War, the Tredegar Iron Works was an important industrial complex. In peacetime, it supplied the vast expansion of the railroad industry; in war it produced the largest number of cannon in the Confederacy. On this tour of the grounds, visitors will learn about the manufacturing of iron, the people who worked here, the historic buildings on site and Tredegar owner Joseph Reid Anderson. Buy your tickets now

Johnny Reb and Billy Yank: Camp Life of the Common Soldier
Thursday, July 24 - 1:00 pm
Only a small amount of Civil War soldiers' time was spent on the battlefield. What were they doing when they weren't fighting? Visit with costumed interpreters portraying Union and Confederate soldiers to find out! Program includes a black powder firing. Buy your tickets now.

Johnny Reb and Billy Yank: Camp Life of the Common Soldier
Friday, July 25 - 1:00 pm
Only a small amount of Civil War soldiers' time was spent on the battlefield. What were they doing when they weren't fighting? Visit with costumed interpreters portraying Union and Confederate soldiers to find out! Program includes a black powder firing. Buy your tickets now.

Johnny Reb and Billy Yank: Camp Life of the Common Soldier
Saturday, July 26 - 12:00 pm
Only a small amount of Civil War soldiers' time was spent on the battlefield. What were they doing when they weren't fighting? Visit with costumed interpreters portraying Union and Confederate soldiers to find out! Program includes a black powder firing. Buy your tickets now.

American Lives, Richmond Voices: Cannon, Cartridges & Canals
Saturday, July 26 - 1:00 pm
Join living historians as they portray three fascinating Richmonders in 1863! Tredegar Iron Works owner-operator, Joseph Reid Anderson; Tredegar's canal fleet manager, William Brackens; and Confederate States Laboratory worker, Mary Ryan, will bring wartime Richmond to life in this exciting interactive program. Buy your tickets now.

From Foundry to Fire!
Saturday, July 26 - 2:00 pm
Learn about the importance of the cannon manufacturing capabilities of Tredegar Ironworks, as well as, the role field artillery played in the Civil War. A costumed artillery crew will explain the process of making and testing the cannon and then demonstrate its use on the battlefield. Buy your tickets now.

Gallery Tour: Paths to Freedom
Sunday, July 27 - 1:00 pm
Join Museum Educator Sean Kane for a guided tour of our signature exhibit In the Cause of Liberty. This program will highlight artifacts and displays relevant to the African-American experience before, during and after the American Civil War. Buy your tickets now.
 

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Monday-Sunday

9AM - 5PM

Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day



July 23 @ 6 p.m.
 








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