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Appomattox Court House


April 9, 1865

Appomattox County, Virginia

Appomattox Court House National Historical Park is comprised of many original historic structures along with several reconstructed buildings on approximately 1,700 acres in rural southside Virginia. The village of Appomattox Court House was the site of the surrender of General Robert E. Lee, the event that signaled the end of four years of Civil War.

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Essential To-Do List:
Appomattox Court House

Get the most out of your Civil War battlefield visit by exploring these recommended To-Dos.

Visit the Appomattox Station Battlefield

Appomattox Station marked the beginning of the very end for Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. Their situation all but hopeless, they surrendered the next day.

Tour the Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox

See the Museum of the Confederacy's extensive collection of flags, uniforms, and weapons.

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Plan Your Visit

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Visitor Center is open daily from 8:30AM - 5:00PM Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Presidents Day, and Martin Luther King Day




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