Alexandria Visitor Center

Planning a trip to Alexandria?  When you arrive, make your first stop our Visitor Center located at 221 King Street in Old Town.  You'll find brochures, maps, and tickets to a variety of tours and attractions. Our knowledgeable staff is ready to help you find local favorites and ongoing events.

This Visitor Center was once a private home to the family of William Ramsay, Scottish merchant, and city founder. Today, you can still find warm hospitality waiting for you.

Other services:

  • Gift shop with Alexandria souvenirs
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Directions/transportation information
  • And more!

Tickets now available at the Visitor Center:

  • George Washington's Mount Vernon
  • George Washington Masonic Memorial
  • Alexandria Colonial Tours (history and ghost tours)
  • Footsteps to the Past (history tours)
  • Discover Alexandria (Bar Crawls, History, Sweets tours)
  • Big Bus
  • Home Tour tickets (seasonal)
  • Key to the City: Your passport to 9 Alexandria historic sites + 40% off Mount Vernon, Potomac Riverboat Water Taxi by Hornblower, and tall ship Providence (opening in 2020) for just $20!
  • Capital Wheel
  • Old Town Trolley (Arlington Cemetery & DC tours)

Hours of Operation:

April - September:

  • Sunday - Wednesday open from 10am-6pm
  • Thursday - Saturday open from 10am-8pm

October - March:

  • Open from 10am-5pm, 7 days/week

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