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Civil War Museums

Learn about the Civil War history of Appomattox where our nation was reunited at the end of the Civil War.

American Civil War Museum - Appomattox

Gain insight of the impact of the Civil War and the surrender that reunited our nation through artifacts and photographs on display just a mile from the national park.

(804) 649-1861
Appomattox Court House National Historic Park

Restored and preserved, this national park lets you experience the place where the historic surrender of General Robert E. Lee to General U.S. Grant on April 9, 1865 effectively ending the Civil War and promoting the healing of our nation. 

(434) 392-8987
Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial

The American Revolution also had an impact on this area as seen at Red Hill, the final home and resting place of patriot, Patrick Henry.

(434) 376-2044
Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest

Thomas Jefferson’s private retreat is open to the public to experience his architecture as well as learn about the lives of the craftsmen (both free and enslaved) who created it along with those who kept this plantation operating. Check the website for opening dates and hours.

(434) 534-8120