Your Guide to Appomattox Court House National Historical Park
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.
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
There are no fees to visit the park
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.
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