Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site

4301 W. Braddock Rd.
Alexandria, VA 22304- Map It
(703) 746-4848

AAA Editor Notes

Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site is at 4301 W. Braddock Rd., just e. of I-395 between King St. and Seminary Rd. Fort Ward sits on 45 acres and was one of the forts that formed a defensive ring around Washington, D.C., during the Civil War. The museum presents changing exhibits pertaining to that conflict. The Dorothy C.S. Starr Library also is on the grounds. Interpretive programs, an orientation video and lectures are offered throughout the year. Picnicking is permitted.
Donations. A fee may be charged during special events.
Hours: Grounds daily 9-dusk. Museum and library Tues.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. noon-5. Holiday hours may vary. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas.