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The White House and Museum of the Confederacy

1201 East Clay Street, Richmond, VA 23219, USA

The White House and Museum of the Confederacy offer visitors two unique experiences involving Civil War history. The White House of the Confederacy served as Jefferson Davis's executive mansion from August 1861 until April 1865 and is open for tours. The Museum of the Confederacy contains three floors of exhibitions.  This museum is the preeminent center for the display, study, interpretation and commemoration of Confederate history and artifacts.


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From I-95 take exit 74C to Route 250 West (Broad Street). At 11th Street turn right and go two blocks to Clay Street. Turn right on Clay.

Visitor Services

Rest rooms, handicapped access, gift shop, validated parking

Available Interpretation

Guided tours of the White House of the Confederacy. Special events.

Plan Your Visit

Admission Fee

Museum Only $10.00; Museum and Tour of the White House $15.00; White House, Museum and Tredegar $18; All Sites in Richmond and Appomattox $20; special discounts apply to members, seniors, youth (7-17) and active-duty military


10:00 A.M. -5:00 P.M.



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