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Your Guide to Appomattox Court House National Historical Park

Take a trip to Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. This guide includes hours, weather, fees, maps, and directions. Make a copy and use it for yourself!

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Overview

On April 9, 1865, the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia in the McLean House in the village of Appomattox Court House, Virginia signaled the end of the nation's largest war. Two important questions about its future were answered.

Could the nation survive a civil war intact, and would that nation exist without slavery? The answer to both was yes and a new nation was born.

Directions

Appomattox Court House NHP is located 3 miles east of U.S. Highway 460, and 3 miles east of the modern town of Appomattox, Virginia along Rt. 24.

GPS: lat:37.38022164, long:-78.79856982

Physical address: Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, Appomattox, VA, 24522

Mailing address: Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, Appomattox, VA, 24522

Fees

There are no fees to visit the park

Weather

The park may close due to emergency weather conditions (typically snow or ice).

For updated information about possible closure or altered hours due to weather, please call 434-352-8987 ext. 245.

Contact Information

Phone: 4343528987

Hours for Appomattox Court House National Historical Park

The park is open daily from 9-5, with the exception of certain holidays: Thanksgiving Day, December 25, and January 1. The park may have reduced hours (9-2) on December 24 and 31. View closures: https://www.nps.gov/apco/planyourvisit/hours.htm

Sunday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Monday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Tuesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Wednesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Thursday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Saturday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM