The American Civil War Center
at Historic Tredegar 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!
$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 email@example.com
to make a reservation and take advantage of our group discount.
Drummer’s Call: Field Music of the Civil War
Saturday, May 25 - 12:00
From the time to get up to the order to charge, Civil War soldier’s lives moved to the beat of the drum. Join a costumed interpreter to learn about the importance of drums, bugles & fifes to Civil War soldiers North and South. Buy your tickets
From Foundry to Fire!
Saturday, May 25 - 2:00pm
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
Site Tour: Men of Iron
Sunday, May 26 - 12:00pm
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