Alexandria Visitors Center
Alexandria Visitors Center
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Go-to for sightseeing brochures, attraction tickets, maps & gifts. Friendly, knowledgeable staff. Open year-round.
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MissLoraLane
Washington, PA506 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023
The Visitor's center is a welcome relief when walking about Old Town as it has an air conditioned public restroom. Its a good central point for seeing the sites of the historical places, such as Carlisle House and the Apothecary, and the Pedestrian walking area and the Harbor park. Friendly employees can provide you with tips on great places to eat and things to see. Free to use and enjoy.
Written 16 June 2023
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DClocal
Washington DC, DC44 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Friends
The Old Town Visitor Center overlooks City Hall and Market Square and is a perfect first stop for those new to the city. And the free Trolley drops off right in front of the building. It’s housed in the historic Ramsay House but, has been updated with public restrooms and information desks. You can get information and maps as well as tickets to a bunch of tours.
Written 21 April 2023
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Carol P
Denville, NJ16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
Very informative and helpful information about different places to see in Alexandria with maps, etc. They answered our questions about getting around the city, parking, etc . As we qualified for a free key to the city pass as we were staying at a participating hotel, the benefits of the discounts were explained and they also offered information about upcoming events including the upcoming farmers market. Definitely a good first stop.
Written 28 August 2022
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Jimbilly
Beverly Hills, FL438 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
Located close to the waterfront this is a must stop to learn much of what is going on in Old Town Alexandria. The staff is very helpful and informative full of knowledge on the area. There are many brochures available to help plan your visit. I would even go as far to say if you want a brief history lesson on Old Town stop in.
Written 5 July 2022
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speechtoo
Huntingdon Valley, PA9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
We began our trip here after checking into the hotel. Was able to pick up maps and ask questions--we learned a lot!
Written 2 May 2022
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Traveller
New York City, NY3,230 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021
I stopped by the Alexandria Visitors Center in July 2021 during my visit to Alexandria. The staff were very helpful and provided me with a booklet and map of Alexandria. I had limited time in Alexandria but if you are visiting Alexandria I recommend that you stop here first.
Written 24 July 2021
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Dayton A
10 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020
The best part of this building is they have a bathroom you can use in the basement. There's not much to see inside. They used to sell a "key to the city" that included admission to all the local museums. If they still offer it, then buy it because it's a good deal.
Written 19 January 2021
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YearlyVacationer1
Baltimore, MD209 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020
This was our first stop to get brochures. While the visit was not anything special, it was good to have a place to get information before we started our tour. The place itself need a refresh.
Written 31 August 2020
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Laura K
Orlando, FL83 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020
Travelers during the Covid constraints need this advice on what is open, what can't be missed, and how to get around
Written 2 August 2020
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349Charles25
Alexandria, VA897 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
The Center is conveniently located on Alexandria's major shopping street. There are maps and information galore and a helpful staff. Some of the information is sketchy and when asked about this, the answers are even more sketchy. So...certainly visit the Center, but be satisfied with what's available. If you want more, stick with Google.
Written 10 December 2019
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