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

    Appomattox Court House

    National Historical Park Virginia

Nearby Attractions

The Appomattox Visitor Center is located downtown, along the historic  railroad corridor of the Southside Railroad.

The Appomattox Visitor Center is located in the old train station (post Civil War).  It serves as a reminder of the importance of the young town of Appomattox Station and the Southside Railroad to Lee's Army in April, 1865.

Appomattox Office of Tourism

While planning a trip to Appomattox, you may want to find out about the services and attractions available nearby by visiting the "Official Tourism Website for Appomattox."

Visitors to the area may be interested to know about other nationally significant sites found in the greater southern Piedmont region of Virginia:

Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

Monticello - The home of Thomas Jefferson, Charlottesville, Va.

Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest, Forest, Va.

The National D-Day Memorial, Bedford, Va.

Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial, Brookneal, Va.

Did You Know?

Colored Troops

Several regiments of United States Colored Troops fought on the front line in the Battle of Appomattox Court House on the morning of April 9, 1865. Blacks served in segregated units under white officers. The U.S. Army would not be integrated until the Korean War.