|The Museum of the Confederacy|
|Business Name||Museum of the Confederacy|
|Address||1201 East Clay Street|
The Museum of the Confederacy is located in Richmond, Virginia. The museum includes the former White House of the Confederacy and maintains a comprehensive collection of artifacts, manuscripts and photographs from the Confederate States of America and the American Civil War (1861-1865).
Among the thousands of other important pieces found here are items owned by Jefferson Davis, Robert Edward Lee, Joseph E. Johnston, John Bell Hood, Thomas Jonathan Jackson, Simon Bolivar Buckner, J.E.B. Stuart, Joseph Wheeler, Wade Hampton, Lewis Armistead, and Raphael Semmes. The provisional Confederate Constitution and the Great Seal of the Confederacy are also housed here. The Museum has a collection of over 500 original, wartime, battle flags that were carried by the Confederate Army. Some of the flags were donated by veterans in the early years of the Museum.
For more information about the museum, driving directions, or admission prices visit The Museum of the Confederacy's website.
Monday- Saturday 10 am to 5 pm Sunday 12-5 pm
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day, Closing at 2:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve.