The Museum of the Confederacy

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1201 E. Clay Street, Richmond, VA 23219 1201 E. Clay Street, Richmond Directions
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what a GREAT organization
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Parking was the only problem for me. I checked the web site before we went but if there is something on there explaining where to park and that you can get the ticket validated, I missed it. We found a spot along a side street and then asked at the front desk once we got there for future visits but it would have been nice to know that info earlier.
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A wonderful place if you are interested in CW history.
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I loved it. Learned a lot. Can't wait to go again.
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It was a fabulous experience. They were very welcoming.
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The Museum is a first rate experience.. The displays are interesting and informative. We especially enjoyed the Battle Flags.
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The tour of the White House of the Confederacy was a great treat! The history of that time of our country was very interesting.
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Great experience!
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The White House of the Confederacy which is included is awesome. Take your parking garage ticket in with you they will validate your parking.
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Great museum!
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The White House of the Confederacy constituted the social, political, and military headquarters of Confederate States of America President Jefferson Davis during the Civil War. Later named a National Historic Landmark, the building still stands today. Daily guided tours lead guests through the grand 19th-century structure, which houses more than half its original wartime furnishings.

The White House is only steps away from The Museum of the Confederacy's Richmond location, where a core exhibit chronicles the Confederacy from its beginnings to General Robert E. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox. Opened 25 years after that fateful event, the nonprofit museum displays artifacts from a collection of more than 15,000 items. They include Stonewall Jackson's sword, a letter from Pope Pius IX, and all the pennies Jefferson Davis etched his face onto in his spare time.

Meanwhile, another 400 artifacts adorn the permanent exhibit at the museum's Appomattox location. Here, a dozen audiovisual stations, parole lists, and the uniform coat worn by Lee illustrate the event that brought the Civil War to a close.

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