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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 3 days ago via mobile

I was a bit disappointed by the size of the exhibit however, the quality made up for it. This is definitely a must see if you enjoy Civil War history.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank htstuckey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This home is fully restored and full of history. The staff offered a unique insight to the stories and tales that involved the home, and the tour is quite extensive. The downside to visiting this site is its modern location - surrounded by an immense...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Divemasterking
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a fantastic tour of a part of our history. loved the stories of the family and the home. We would highly recommend this tour.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Roger P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to see the house of confederacy but they were relocating it. It is a lovely place but got crowded out by the hospitals around it. Not sure why they didn’t leave a little more room for it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kcbosslady
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Lovely home preserved, full of personal family and other historical items. Occupied by the Union and Confederate . Great tour guide who provided interesting facts.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

The closing of the Museum of the Confederacy on 9/30 does detract from the appeal. The tour was still very good and there is a well stocked gift shop. If you’re in downtown Richmond, it’s definitely worth your time. Combination tickets for the MOC at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

We enjoyed our tour of the White House, particularly the original pieces that were on display. They did a nice job restoring the building.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Victoria K
Reviewed October 26, 2018

Fascinating to visit Jefferson Davis' home during the Civil War. We learned a great deal about him and his family. The site is somewhat overwhelmed by the adjacent medical community and not easy to find but worth the effort. The nearby Confederate Museum was closed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bill S
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

This was the home of the Confederate States of America’s one and only President Jefferson Davis and his family. It was one of the most opulent and lovely homes of the period that I’ve visited. The spiral staircase and oval entry hall were gorgeous. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 525angiem
Reviewed October 20, 2018

The tour of the house was great. I can't remember her name, but our tour guide was fantastic. She was able to recall many stories about the Davis family and their contemporaries upon request. Aside from the floor coverings and wallpaper the home is almost...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Cindy T
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