White House and Museum of the Confederacy (Richmond)

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White House of the Confederacy in 1865

1201 E Clay St, Richmond VA 23219

J.E.B. Stuart's plumed hat, Armistead's Gettysburg sword and countless other Civil War artifacts are exhibited here. Special sections highlight various aspects of soldier and civilian life in the Confederacy. The Confederate "White House," home to Jefferson Davis and his family during the war, has been restored to its wartime appearance and is open for tours.

Open daily 10 am–5 pm. $10/adult (museum only), $18/adult (museum and White House tour).



More in Richmond: Hollywood Cemetery, Monument Avenue, Richmond National Battlefield Park, Virginia Historical Society, American Civil War Museum/Tredegar