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Historic Landmarks

The Alexandria Visitors Center at Ramsay House, located at 221 King Street, is the perfect place to start your visit of Alexandria's historic sites. Stop by to pick up maps, brochures, and purchase tickets for historic attractions and tours. For more information and to speak with a travel counselor, call 888.468.6449.

Seven of the City's premier historic sites are owned and operated by the City of Alexandria and are maintained by the Office of Historic Alexandria.

The Lyceum, Gadsby's Tavern Museum, Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, Alexandria Black History Museum, Friendship Firehouse, Fort Ward Museum, and the Alexandria Archaeology Museum bring Alexandria's colorful and exciting history to life.

Alexandria has many more historic sites which are open to the public and which help to weave the rich tapestry of the City's history from the 18th century to the present. Discover The Athenaeum, Carlyle House, Christ Church, George Washington Masonic Memorial, Lee-Fendall House, Old Presbyterian Meeting House, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Torpedo Factory Art Center, and U.S. Patent & Trademark Office Museum.

 

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Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association
221 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
703-746-3301 or 800-388-9119
ask@visitalexva.com
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