The American Civil War Museum

Description The American Civil War Museum explores, inspires, and promotes the public’s understanding of the Civil War – its causes, course, and consequences. The Museum’s flagship site is located at Historic Tredegar on the banks of the James River in Richmond. The new, award-winning museum building encases the original Tredegar Iron Works ruin wall, and features state-of-the-art storage space to protect their unparalleled collection of artifacts.
Address 480 Tredegar St. Richmond, VA 23219
Website The American Civil War Museum
Contact 804-649-1861 ext. 112
To Bring
Date(s) Tuesday, Jan 30, 2024
Name Time Ages Cost Enrolled
Medicine in the Civil War
Why did more soldiers die from disease than in battle? Explore how the Civil War changed medical practices through this engaging and interactive program. Students will learn about the critical advancements made by doctors and nurses during the war as well as the diseases that caused the high death toll.
Notes: Please note that this field trip includes admission to the museum so participants can enjoy the museum exhibits after the program concludes.

01:00PM - 01:45PM Ages: 11-18 Participant ages 11-18 $2.00
Chaperone: $16.00
Sibling Under 11 $2.00