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 Artillery Day

    • October 6, 2018

    Reenactors from the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery, a unit stationed at Fort Ward…

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    Fort Tours in Honor of Veterans Day

    A Union veteran interpreter conducts two 90-minute tours of the fort, reminiscing about army life…

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