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First White House of the Confederacy

644 Washington St, Montgomery, AL 36130-3012
+1 334-242-1861
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Really enjoyable history!

Really enjoyed this tour. My hubby & I are trying to go to all the Confederate history places we... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Higdon, Alabama
From Civil War to Civil Rights All in a Day

Nice stop; greeted warmly upon entering and even offered refreshments on our FREE tour! The... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Huntsville, NC
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Built in 1835, this was the home of the Confederacy President, Jefferson Davis.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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644 Washington St, Montgomery, AL 36130-3012
+1 334-242-1861

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Really enjoyed this tour. My hubby & I are trying to go to all the Confederate history places we can before they are all gone. Robert was wonderful and Gave us some information that wasn't on the self guided tour. Bought some souvenirs and wished...More

Thank puregatorgirl
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice stop; greeted warmly upon entering and even offered refreshments on our FREE tour! The self-guided tour is a little dull as it mostly mentions period pieces and who they were donated from for inclusion in the Museum - wish there was more history about...More

Thank ncbunnie
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Saw this in google maps so had a look , free entry which is always a surprise and Robert the guy in the house was fantastic . He gave us a history lesson and brought us free bottles of cold water. Not a huge building...More

Thank Mrgreeny67
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ok this is a FREE Self guided tour, awesome historical views of period furniture, clothes, letters, and pictures that were original. We even saw his toothbrush and original lace curtains. This is a MUST SEE for southerners! Bob, was a fabulous vault of amazing facts...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't exactly know what to expect out of my visit but I thoroughly enjoyed it. The grey haired host was very knowledgeable and inviting. It was a quick self guided tour but they provide booklets and a guide if you have questions.

Thank SuzyCole
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We're glad we stopped at this historic spot. The furnishings are original to the home, and the family. There are some neat artifacts and items upstairs especially. It's a self guided tour, but there is a guide there who is very knowledgeable; almost a bit...More

Thank Janelle S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited quickly on the way through to Florida. It is a beautiful home and the host that greeted was so nice. It is full of history. My review is a bit different in that it has an energy to it that is suppressing. Paranormal....More

Thank QueenofHearts77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with our 3 young grandsons. The host greeted us at the door. Super friendly and informative. He had the children pose for pictures in front of Jefferson Davis portrait and supplied Confederate caps for them. You have your choice of Union caps...but hey..this is...More

Thank greensgirl46
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been visiting several of our Civil War National Parks (Vicksburg, Gettysburg, Harpers Ferry, Antietam) and accidentally came across a sign for the former Jefferson Davis White House. I found it a very interesting,educational experience. There are a lot of artifacts from the time period...More

Thank ricklmartin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The docent was amazing. He has a PhD. in American History and you could tell he had a passion for it. The most welcoming museum I have ever been to! I love the seeing the preservation of history. Things I wished I had done differently......More

Thank ventura_lady
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