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Drawing from a rich collection of artifacts and documents, The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox interweaves stories of the Confederate government, the military, civilians and enslaved & free African Americans. The main exhibit details events...more
All reviews battle flags on display great artifacts artifacts including national park personal items general robert e extensive collection civil war museum confederate states both sides nice gift shop surrender documents beautiful building two hours sword uniform
I spent hours in this museum. It was full of valuable relics from the Civil War - both military and civilian - all of which were annotated with interesting facts. Furthermore, if you have ancestors who fought in that conflict, they have a handy database...More
This is a good museum to visit for Civil War buffs, but be forewarned - it's slanted in its portrayal of the war. Previously known as the "Museum of the Confederacy," their name change hopefully is an indication of perhaps modernizing their displays and providing...More
The nation re-united in Appomattox Virginia. Take in the American Civil War Museum, where artifacts, from the Civil War, are displayed, in a beautiful building. Then go onto the "Appomattox Court House National Historical Park", where Generals Lee and Grant met to end the war....More
We started our trip in Richmond, so we went to all three museums. The website for this organization is SO CONFUSING. Anyway, this exhibit is good, but small, and I don't understand why so dark. Tredegar is dark also. Two hours at most needed here.
Large building with a small over priced museum. There were several monitors that were supposed to show either a video, broadcast a program or whatever but none of them were turned on so not sure what they did One had an out of order sign...More
We stopped by The American Civil War Museum on our way to the Appomattox Court house, where the civil war actually ended. It is a first rate museum and well worth the time, plus you most likely will pass it on your way to the...More