Civil War Education Programs at Historic Tredegar in Richmond, Virginia.
Two Great Institutions
One Historic Site

Our programs are developed with the Virginia SOLs in mind.

All onsite programs are FREE for students in groups of ten or more;
reservations must be made prior to your visit.

Student groups participate in exciting, interactive programs presented by the American Civil War Museum and the National Park Service.

To learn more about programming options and to reserve your visit contact
Museum Educator Sean Kane 804-649-1861 ex. 123
or Ranger Candace Hart 804-771-2018 today!

For education programs at the White House of the Confederacy visit For education programs at the Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox, click here.

Complete Program List:

Richmond’s Civil War Prisons

Richmond’s Civil War Prisons 
During the war many of Richmond’s business buildings and warehouses were converted to hold a huge number of Union prisoners of war. This program provides a vivid look at Richmond’s Civil War prison system, through PowerPoint and hands-on discovery. Using images, documents, artifacts and quotes, students will learn the problems and perils facing imprisoned men and their captors during the Civil War. 
4th-12th grades, 30 min., college and adults, 1 hr., $

History and Social Studies: VUS.7, USI.9, USI.10