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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Upcoming Events

To download a copy of the Spring 2014 programs, click here. 

For a copy of the Summer 2014 programs, click here.

For a list of 2014 programs and events at the Museum of
the Confederacy, click here.


American Lives, Richmond Voices: Cannon, Cartridges & Canals
Saturday, April 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 tickets here. 

From Foundry to Fire!
Saturday,  April 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 tickets now. 

Guided Tour: Men of Iron
Saturday, May 3 - 12:00 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

American Lives, Richmond Voices: Cannon, Cartridges & Canals
Saturday, May 3 - 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, May 3 - 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.

Drummer’s Call: Field Music of the Civil War
Sunday, May 4   - 1:00 pm
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 and fifes to Civil War soldiers North and South.   Buy your tickets now. 



 

Open Daily

Monday-Sunday

9AM - 5PM

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


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