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 and ghost tours)
  • Potomac Riverboat Company
  • DC Military Tours
  • DC Metro Food Tours
  • DC Old Town Trolley Tours
  • Big Bus
  • Home Tour tickets (seasonal)
  • Key to the City: Your passport to 8 Alexandria historic sites + 40% off Mount Vernon for just $15!
  • Shuttle to Mount Vernon (Fleet)

  • Capitol Wheel

  • Medieval Madness

  • Old Town Trolley (Arlington Cemetery & DC tours)

  • Discover Alexandria (Bar Crawls, History, Sweets tours)

  • Portners Brewhouse - History of Brewing Tours

  • National Women’s History Museum – Civil War 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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