Explore centuries of human history. See a 13,000-year-old Clovis point, an 18th-century apothecary, a restored Civil War fort, a 1940s segregated library, and more. Below is all the information you need to plan a visit to the Historic Alexandria museums - address and phone numbers, hours, admission fees, directions and more. Before your visit, be sure to print an eSavings Coupons.
Get historic savings with the Key to the City, featuring admission to nine historic attractions plus more than 90 special offers from shops, restaurants and attractions! The special Civil War Commemoration is a $30 value with admission to nine historic sites PLUS a Civil War Walking Tour Brochure and a Civil War Mobile Phone Tour. Get your Key to the City for $14 at the Alexandria Visitors Center at Ramsay House, 221 King Street, Alexandria, VA , 703.746.3301. Also available from Gadsby's Tavern Museum and the Carlyle House.
More Historic Attractions
Alexandria has many fine museums and historic sites that are not City-owned. Information on these historic attractions, including address, hours and admission fees can be found at the Alexandria Visitors Center at Ramsay House, and online at VisitAlexandriaVa.com.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation selected Alexandria as one of the 2011 Dozen Distinctive Destinations. Alexandria, nominated by the Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association with input from the Office of Historic Alexandria, was chosen for its urban charm that blends an extraordinary early American past with modern flair and its citizens’ strong commitment to protecting and celebrating their history.
Alexandria Visitors Center at Ramsay House
The Alexandria Convention and Visitor Association provides information on historic sites, hotels, restaurants, shops, parking and more. When in Alexandria, stop by the Alexandria Visitors Center at Ramsay House at 221 King Street, or call 703.746.3313 for information.