Visitor Information

The Lee Fendall House

THE MUSEUM WILL REOPEN FOR TOURS BY APPOINTMENT STARTING ON JUNE 13, 2020. DETAILS BELOW.


HOURS OF OPERATION

Wednesday – Saturday – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sunday – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Tours will be offered by appointment only and are limited to household groups of 5 or less. Tour times are at 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM, and 4:00 PM. Please call (703)548-1789 to make your reservation and pay over the phone. Tours last approximately 30-45 minutes and will begin in the garden. Please enter through the gate on N. Washington Street.

ADMISSION
$7* for adults
$3 for students ages 5 to 17
Children under age 5 are admitted free

*higher adult admission to help cover the cost of contactless payment and increased sanitization supplies.

COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES

  • Reservations are made over the phone (703-5481789) which allows for contactless payment.
  • Tours are limited to household groups of 5 or less.
  • All staff and volunteers will be wearing face masks and practice social distancing. Visitors are expected to also wear face masks and practice social distancing during their visit.
  • High-contact surfaces will be sanitized between every tour group.
  • Hand sanitizing stations will be located throughout the museum.

GETTING HERE

Click here for driving directions to the site.

Metro

We are within walking distance of the Braddock Road Metro Station (0.8 miles) and the King Street Station (1 mile).

Bus

DASH / Metro bus routes that serve our location from Braddock Road Metro station: 10A or 10B, 9A, and At8. There is a bus stop at Washington and Oronoco Streets for the 10A/10B Northbound toward Pentagon, the 9A and the At8; and Washington and Princess Streets for the 10A/10B Southbound toward Hunting Point. Click here for the 10A/10B schedule and here for the 9A schedule.

Bikeshare

The DC Metro region contains a network of nearly 400 automated bicycle rental stations for residents and visitors through the Capital Bikeshare system.  Bicycles rented from one station may be returned to any station within the system.  The Lee-Fendall House is only two blocks away from the Capital Bikeshare station at St Asaph and Pendleton streets.  For more information, visit Alexandria’s Capital Bikeshare page.

Parking

The museum has capacity for 5 vehicles in its bricked parking area on Oronoco Street.  Street parking is free on Oronoco Street but is limited to two hours on weekdays.  The closest parking lot is at the intersection of St. Asaph and Cameron Streets.

Bus and motorcoach parking is limited in the Old Town area.  For more information about motorcoach parking, and pick-up and drop off zones, please follow this link to the City of Alexandria’s Motorcoach Information page.

Accessibility

Entry to the Lee-Fendall House Museum requires negotiating a minimum of eight steps.  The Garden is accessible to wheelchairs and strollers. The Board of Directors and staff of the Lee-Fendall House Museum & Garden are committed to developing solutions to provide all visitors equal access to its facilities, programs, events, and activities.  The following schedule for developing a plan to remove barriers to equal access has been approved by the Board of Directors.

LFH ADA ACCESS DEVELOPMENT SCHEDULE

For questions or concerns regarding accessibility, please contact our Executive Director Martha Withers at (703) 548-1789.