Visiting Appomattox Court House National Historical Park is largely a self-guided experience. For this reason it is recommended that you begin your tour at the visitor center and get a map of the park. The visitor center is in the reconstructed courthouse building. As not all of the park is accessible, please refer to the accessibility page for more information. Depending on the season however, there may be a number of programs offered to help you get more out of your visit. Here are some points to consider when planning your visit.
**The park opens at 9:00 a.m. and there is no admission fee.
Programs/Services available year round:
Programs/Services available during the summer:
There are no lodging or eating facilities within the park. There is a set of picnic tables to the right of the flag pole as you enter the park. For names and locations for eating and lodging facilities within the Appomattox area please click here.
Civil War Trust App for Appomattox Court House
To get more out of your visit, download the Civil War Trust app before your visit. Due to connectivity, it is very time consuming and in some cases impossible to do this after you get to the park.
The Appomattox Battle App is the perfect Civil War touring partner for your exploration of the Civil War landscape at Appomattox Court House. Our GPS-enabled touring application will guide you to all the historic spots on the battlefield, the town, and where the Army of Northern Virginia surrendered. This app can be downloaded to your IPhone by going to https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/appomattox-battle-app/id615430358?mt=8. The android app can be downloaded by going to https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.neotreks.battleapps.appomattox&hl=en
Last updated: June 25, 2018