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Appomattox Court House National Historical Park Plan Your Visit

The Visitor Center is open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m, except:Thanksgiving, Christmas,New Years, Presidents Day and Martin Luther King Day. Please allow at least4 hours to visit the historical village.

Getting There

Appomattox Court House National Historical Park is located in south central Virginia approximately 95 miles west of Richmond.

The main Visitor Parking Area is located on VA Rt. 24, 2 miles (4.8 km) northeast of the town of Appomattox, VA. The closest airport is in Lynchburg, VA, 25 miles (40.3 km) west.

Tour groups are welcome and bus parking is available at the site. Groups are requested to contact the park for reservations at least 30 days prior to arrival. 434-352-8987 x 31.

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