Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site

  • 4301 W. Braddock Road
  • Alexandria, VA 22304
  • PHONE:
  • (703) 746-4848
  • Details
    Fort Ward is the best preserved of the extensive network of Union forts and batteries known as the Civil War Defenses of Washington.

    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.
  • Events

    Civil War Christmas in Camp

    Holiday event interprets how Christmas was observed during the Civil War. Features a patriotic…

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    Civil War Recruiting Day

    Are you interested in learning about the popular hobby of Civil War reenacting? Members of the…

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    Soldier-led Tours of the Fort in…

    Tours of the historic fort led by an interpreter in Union uniform highlight the history of Fort…

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    Civil War Surgeon and Field…

    Fort Ward Museum and Historic site will host a Civil War medical living history program,…

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