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


Guided Tour: Brown's Island
Saturday, April 19 - 12:00 pm
Museum Educator Sean Kane will lead a walk over to Brown’s Island, a little island near Tredegar that played a significant role during the Civil War as the location of the Confederate States Laboratory. Tour topics include: the island’s workforce of young women, life as a prisoner of war on Belle Isle and Richmond’s evacuation fire. Buy tickets here.  

Meet the Curator, Meet the Artifact
Saturday, April 19   - 12:00  pm
Throughout the year, artifacts in our In the Cause of Liberty exhibition change to showcase remarkable pieces that have been shared with us from private collections and renowned museums around the country. Join Randy Klemm, Curator for the American Civil War Center as he shares these remarkable pieces with you. Buy tickets here. 

American Lives, Richmond Voices: Cannon, Cartridges & Canals
Saturday, April 19 - 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 now. 

From Foundry to Fire!
Saturday,  April 19 - 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. 



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. 





 

Open Daily

Monday-Sunday

9AM - 5PM

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


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