Visitor Information

The Lee Fendall HouseThe Lee-Fendall House Museum and Garden is located in the heart of the Historic District of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. The large white clapboard house is situated on historic Lee Corner, at the junction of North Washington and Oronoco Streets, in the neighborhood of several former Lee family homes of the 18th and 19th centuries.


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 are offered at the top of each hour. The final tour of the day begins at 3 p.m. The house is accessible only by guided tour except during certain special events.  Tour length is approximately 45 minutes.

We are occasionally closed during posted museum hours for private functions. Please check our Events page for our calendar of events and rentals to help you plan your visit.  We are occasionally unable to offer our regularly scheduled tours due to meetings or pre-arranged tour reservations, or due to other unforeseen circumstances.  Visitors are encouraged to call ahead to confirm that the museum is open.  The museum does not accept advance tour reservations for groups of less than 10 adults; payment in advance is required.

The Garden is open to the public during the museum’s normal hours. It may be visited without purchasing a ticket. Please enter through the gate on N. Washington Street.

ADMISSION
$5 for adults
$3 for students ages 5 to 17
Children under age 5 are admitted at no charge

Getting Here

We are within walking distance of Metro and are served by several bus lines. Closest Metro station is: Braddock Road Metro station (0.7 miles).

Click here for driving directions to the site.

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.

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 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 an access 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 John Christiansen, Executive Director, at (703) 540-4321 or at jchristiansen@leefendallhouse.org.

 

Office Hours

The museum’s office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.