Programs and Tours for Adults

The Museum of the Confederacy has developed a diverse array of programs, lectures, and tours designed to bring specific aspects of Civil War history to your organization or to enhance your group’s visit to the Museum. Explore our offerings below. Also remember to check our Calendar of Events  to learn more about upcoming programs for the general public.


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Daily Life & Holidays

Group Information:

  • All programs are in a lecture format except for the Walking Tours and the Kriegspiel (war game).
  • Unless otherwise noted, all programs can be conducted off-site. Approximate program lengths are listed, but most programs can be modified to fit the needs of your group. 
  • All programs are delivered by a Museum staff member and are therefore subject to availability.

Group Fees and Payment:

Unless otherwise noted, the fee is $3.50 per person for onsite programs (15 person minimum or payment the equivalent thereof) and $75.00 for off-site programs. A travel surcharge based on the Virginia mileage rate ($0.565/mile, as of January 1, 2014) is applied to programs conducted outside a 30 mile radius. The Museum is located at 1201 East Clay Street, Richmond, VA 23219.  Payment is due on the day of the program.* The program fee does not include admission to the Museum or White House.  Admission for groups to the Museum only is $7 per person, White House only is $7 per person; for both it is $11 per person.

*In cases where food or supplies have to be purchased or where travel is involved, payment will be required two weeks in advance.

Group Reservation and Cancelations:

To schedule a program or for more information, please email the Programs Coordinator or call (804) 649-1861 x121. Cancelations made less than 24 hours before the reservation date will not receive a refund. Cancelations must be made three days in advance for the Tea Program and Kriegspiel.