Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site

  • ADDRESS:
  • 4301 W. Braddock Road
  • Alexandria, VA 22304
  • PHONE:
  • (703) 746-4848
  • Details

    Historic Alexandria’s Museum stores offer unique and historically inspired gifts. Join Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site on Museum Store Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and receive 20% off your purchase, plus seasonal refreshments and more!

    Fort Ward is the best preserved of the extensive network of Union forts and batteries known as the Civil War Defenses of Washington.

    Fort Ward Museum interprets the site’s history, life within the Defenses of Washington, and everyday life of Civil War soldiers and civilians through exhibits, tours, lectures and living history activities. The Museum and Historic Site also interpret Alexandria as an occupied city and its role as a vital Union Army crossroads.