• The village of Appomattox Court House from the west, the McLean House is on the right.

    Appomattox Court House

    National Historical Park Virginia

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  • Temporary McLean House Closure

    Beginning Sept. 3 the Parlor of the McLean House will only be visible through the window on the front porch while the floor cloth (covering) in the main hall is restored. The house will reopen Monday, Sept. 8. We are sorry for this inconvenience.

Directions (including GPS)

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 231.

Print these take along directions to help you get to the park.

Travelers Using GPS

use the street address:

111 National Park Dr.

Appomattox Va, 24522

Did You Know?


After the fighting ended calls went out for Confederate leaders to be tried for treason. Grant insisted that Lee, who had been paroled at Appomattox, could not be put on trial, and the matter was dropped.