Visitor Information

The Lee Fendall House

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 on the hour and are currently limited to groups of 10 or less. Tours are offered starting at 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM, and 4:00 PM. If you are interested in arranging for a private tour, please call (703)548-1789 to make your reservation in advance 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

COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES

  • Tours are currently limited to groups of 10 or less.
  • Private tours can be made in advance over the phone by calling (703)548-1789.
  • All staff, volunteers, and visitors are expected to practice social distancing while on tour. Face masks are required inside the museum.
  • High-contact surfaces are regularly sanitized.
  • Hand sanitizing stations are 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

Three Metro bus routes serve our location from Braddock Road Metro Station: 10A, 10B, and 11C. There is a bus stop at Washington and Oronoco Streets for the 10A/10B Northbound toward Pentagon and the 10A/10B Southbound toward Hunting Point. There is also a stop for the 11C line which runs between Braddock Road Metro Station and George Washington’s Mount Vernon. Click for the 10A/10B schedule or the 11C 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.

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