Torpedo Factory Art Center

105 N. Union St
Alexandria, VA 22314- Map It
Phone: (703) 838-4565

AAA Editor Notes

Torpedo Factory Art Center is at 105 N. Union St. on the waterfront in Old Town Alexandria. Used for the manufacture of torpedo casings through World War II, the building now contains 82 studios and seven galleries where visitors can watch artists and crafters at work. Purchasable pieces by more than 165 artisans are on display. The center also includes the Art League School and the Alexandria Archaeology Museum.
Station: King St-Old Town
Hours: Building open daily 10-6 (also Thurs. 6-9 p.m.). Studio hours vary. Closed Jan. 1, Easter, July 4, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.