Carlyle House

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

    A Georgian Palladian 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:

    • Tuesday-Saturday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    • Sunday: 12 noon-4 p.m.
    • Tours on the hour and half hour, last tour at 4 p.m.
  • Events

    Mother’s Day Tea at Carlyle House

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    Treat that special woman in your life to an elegant afternoon tea at historic Carlyle House in…

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    Espionage Tea

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    Discover your inner spy at a special Espionage Tea. Are you as clever and talented as Frank…

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