Carlyle House

  • ADDRESS:
  • 121 N. Fairfax Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • PHONE:
  • (703) 549-2997
  • Details

    A Georgian manor house built in 1753 by merchant and city founder John Carlyle. Here, five royal governors and General Braddock met to discuss funding of the French and Indian War. Daily tours, youth programs, special events, exhibits and lectures offer visitors a chance to experience eighteenth century life through the eyes of one man and his family as he made the journey from English citizen to American patriot.

    The story of Carlyle House parallels the early history of Alexandria, colonial Virginia, and America and is brought to life through costumed interpreters, guides and fun family programs.

    Hours:

    • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    • Sunday: 12 noon-4 p.m.
    • Closed Wednesday
    • Tours on the hour, last tour at 4 p.m.
  • Events

    Yoga on the Magnolia Terrace

    Join our yoga instructor for an hour long Vinyasa Flow Yoga on Carlyle House’s Magnolia…

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    Trick or Treat

    On October 31st from 4:00-6:00 pm, join us on All Hallow’s Eve for good old fashioned trickery…

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    Alexandria Choral Society's "Snow…

    The Snow Globe Series is a collection of outdoor, pop-up style performances around Alexandria in…

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