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White House of the Confederacy

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The White House of the Confederacy is located in downtown Richmond's historic Court End neighborhood, just a few blocks from Capitol Square. Guided tours of Jefferson Davis' executive mansion leave from the Museum lobby throughout the day and...more
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1201 E Clay St, Richmond, VA 23219-1615
+1 804-649-1861
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Reviewed today

This is the home of Jefferson Davis. The tour guide told a lot of history about the time they lived there. It was interesting. The museum is a self tour. Lots to see. Worth the time and money.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Kathleen G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Taylor, the tour guide, did a wonderful job sharing all the stories of the home. Very interesting and enjoyable tour.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Joanne W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It doesn't make sense to me but you can purchase a ticket to tour the White House of the Confederacy in Richmond, Virginia, then visit the adjacent Museum of the Confederacy. They are two separate attractions but TripAdvisor, for some unexplainable reason, has them grouped...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great tour with our guide Ana. Although it doesn’t look like much from the street, The house is beautiful and filled with pieces original to the time, including many original to the Davis family. Ana had many stories to share of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 69patg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is being relocated so we couldn't see that. However we did take a tour and our guide Joseph was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic, which really made the tour. I was a bit nervous coming here since I'm not a huge Civil War fan...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lillydarlingg
Reviewed January 3, 2019

Nestled amongst VCU buildings, the adjoining museum and this property are worth a visit. A brief video in a very small basement room starts the guided tour. The history is fascinating. Check the calendar to be sure they are open for tours when you arrive.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nicole R
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

Couldn't get in because of the lock down, but nice little park to walk through. Not that much to see, but little green oasis between the skyscrapers.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PatrickF581
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

The tour was very good and professional- lots of information and well presented. Fast paced and ideal for people who have already some knowledge of the historical background. Also lots of details on the preservation/ restoration aspects. The previously adjacent Civil War Museum is not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful home with great furnishings and so many stories to tell. A definite must see if you're seeing richmond. The home is celebrating its 200th anniversary this year. The tour guide, Ed, was great as well.

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed December 19, 2018

A hidden gem in Richmond, a little hard to find in the middle of medical center. But tour guide was great, very knowledgable and interesting!

Date of experience: December 2018
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September 21, 2017|
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Response from Nancy A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but not at the Ehit House of the Confederacy directly. There is a parking lot nearby just off of I-95 S.
May 19, 2017|
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Response from Leonard C | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember; however, looking at other answers it appears that it is $18 for adults, $16 for seniors and $9 for children ages 6-17.
Jack L
March 30, 2017|
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Response from ACWMuseum | Property representative |
Hello Jack L, The Museum shares a parking garage with the VCU Medical Center. The entrance to that garage is actually on 12th St. Enter the following address into GPS for directions- 527 N 12th St, Richmond, VA... More