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Museum & White House of the Confederacy

Listed under in Virginia, United States.

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The Museum & White House of the Confederacy is on the grounds of the former White House of the Confederacy. The museum is three floors and contains the largest assortment of artifacts from the Confederate States of America.

The museum has such artifacts on display as Stonewall Jackson's forage cap, J.E.B. Stuart's LeMat pistol, and Robert E. Lee's field tent.

Other things on the site include the Jefferson Davis' Executive Mansion aka The White House of the Confederacy and exhibits The War Comes Home, Knicknackery: Curiosities from the Museum's Vaults, Between the Battles, The Confederate Years: The Southern Military in the Civil War and more. The museum is open daily and is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Admission for both the Museum and White House is $9 for adults each and $5 for youth 7-13. There are combo tickets available as well.

The Museum & White House of the Confederacy website.

Written by  Cassandra Lund.

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A wonderful place to visit. I recently tour this museum and love this place.The best part of tour is the 'White House'. It has an amazing artefacts which makes it interesting. Love the drawings and paintings done by the soldiers.

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