Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site

  • 4301 W. Braddock Road
  • Alexandria, VA 22304
  • Phone: (703) 746-4848
  • Fax: -703

The museum, patterned after a Union headquarters building, houses a fine Civil War collection and exhibits. The Fort's Northwest Bastion has been completely restored. Museum open Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m.; park open daily 9 a.m.-sunset.

Soldier-led Tours of the Fort in Honor of Armed Forces Day

  • May 17, 2014
  • Address: 4301 West Braddock Road, Alexandria, VA 22304

Tours of the historic fort led by an interpreter in Union uniform highlight the history of Fort Ward and army life in the Defenses of Washington. View Details

Civil War Kids Mini-Camp

  • June 30, 2014 - July 02, 2014
  • Address: 4301 West Braddock Road, Alexandria, VA 22304
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Fort Ward is accepting applications for this fun and educational history mini-camp for children ages 8-12. The program features drilling, games, arts View Details

Civil War Reenactment Weekend

  • July 12, 2014 - July 13, 2014
  • Address: 4301 West Braddock Road, Alexandria, VA 22304
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Event commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Stevens, the only battle fought in the Defenses of Washington. Highlights Union and View Details

Soldier-led Tours in Honor of Veterans Day

  • November 08, 2014
  • Address: 4301 West Braddock Road, Alexandria, VA 22304

Tour the historic Union fort with an interpreter who will portray a Civil War veteran returning to Fort Ward and reminiscing about his army experience View Details

Civil War Christmas in Camp

  • December 13, 2014
  • Address: 4301 West Braddock Road, Alexandria, VA 22304

Holiday event interprets how Christmas was observed during the Civil War. Features a patriotic Santa Claus, living history interpreters, a Victorian View Details

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