Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site
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Fort Ward is a preserved system of Union batteries and forts originally built to protect Washington, D.C. during the Civil War. The site features a museum operated by the City of Alexandria that's dedicated to preserving the history of the site and features exhibits. Education programs, lectures, tours and living history activities are offered. The 45-acre site also includes a park with picnic areas that may be reserved. Admission is free and donations are welcome.
4301 W Braddock Rd, Alexandria, VA 22304
- Hours: Park: Daily, 9am - sunset; Museum: Tue - Sat, 10am - 5pm; Sun, noon - 5pm; Mon, closed; Office: Tue - Sat, 9am - 5pm; Sun, Mon, closed
- Website: http://alexandriava.gov/FortWard
- Accessible: yes