Gadsby's Tavern Museum

Address: 134 North Royal Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-838-4242
Fax: 703-838-4270

Mission Statement:
Gadsby's Tavern Museum consists of two buildings, a (circa) 1785 tavern and the 1792 City Hotel. The mission of the Museum is to teach the public about the history of the site, and to preserve the two historic structures. Supported by on-going research and professional standards, the Museum's programs, collections, and exhibitions create a varied and meaningful learning environment that addresses the needs and interests of the community's residents and visitors. Like the 18th Century purpose of the site, the goal is to play a dynamic role in the social, economic, and educational life of Alexandria, thus contributing to the City's identity and vitality.

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  • Hunt for History

    Here's a fun way to explore the Tavern and City Hotel!  The history is easy to find, but where are the eggs?  Help find the Tavernkeeper's Easter eggs and learn about the past at the same time. Light refreshments included. Reservations requested. Tour times from...

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