Museum and White House of the Confederacy

The Museum and White House of the Confederacy provides visitors the chance to view artifacts, documents, and learn about all aspects of life during the Civil War. Guided programs are aligned with Virginia Common Core standards and delve into topics such as slavery, life on the homefront and battlefront, Civil War medicine, and more. The White House of the Confederacy is one of the American Civil War Museum’s three campuses where visitors can view thousands of military artifacts, domestic items, documents, photographs, and Confederate battle flags from the Civil War.

Contact Info 
Address: 1201 E Clay St, Richmond VA 23219. Henrico County. Tel: 804-649-1861. Email: jbutler@acwm.orgWebsite: www.acwm.orgHrs: Daily 10AM-6PM.

Trip Info 
Grade Level: 4th-12th. Activity Type: Self-Guided Tours, Guided Programs, Self-Guided Programs. Recomm. Length of Visit: 3-4 hours. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies
 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Historic Site Lesson Plan

While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, such as Philadelphia’s Independence Hall or Washington D.C.’s National Mall, consider reasons for preserving them. They are historically significant and can be visited, toured, and admired. Students learn about the historical relevance of specific historical sites and the importance of preserving these sites.... Continue