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Schedule of Services for the Christmas Holiday Week -- Updated 12/22/2014 12:38:16 PM

All City of Alexandria government offices will be closed on Wednesday, December 24; Thursday, December 25; and Friday, December 26, in observance of the Christmas holidays. Residential refuse and recycling will be collected on Wednesday, December 24. There is no collection scheduled on Thursday, December 25; and Thursday’s collection will take place on Friday, December 26.

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Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site
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Visitor Services

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Fort Ward Museum has parking for cars and buses.

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Accessibility and Special Services

Museum exhibit areas are wheelchair accessible, and handicapped parking is available in the museum lot. For visitors who are unable to tour the historic fort, an interpretive video, Fort Ward and the Defenses of Washington, D.C.: Silent Guardians of the Capital City (closed caption), is shown inside the museum.

Large print, Braille, French, German and Spanish brochures are available. The Fort Ward video is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.


Fort Ward Park & picnic areas 

The Museum and historic fort are located within a 45-acre park which is operated by the City of Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks & Cultural Activities. Picnic areas are available and may be reserved for groups by calling 703.746.5405.


Tours 

Self-guided tours of the fort and Museum may be taken any time the Museum and historic site are open. Guided tours are available with advance reservations for a small fee.


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Fort Ward Museum 
& Historic Site
4301 West Braddock Road
Alexandria, Virginia 22304
703.746.4848
Fax: 703.671.7350
Email 

Museum Hours
Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, Noon to 5 p.m.
Monday, Closed

Park Hours
Daily, 9 a.m. to sunset

Office Hours
Tuesday - Saturday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.