Visit Fairfax Museum And Visitor’s Center

The Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center is located at 10209 Main Street, Fairfax, VA, between Washington Dulles International Airport and Washington, D.C., in the heart of Northern Virginia. The Fairfax Museum is housed in the former Fairfax Elementary School. It was built in 1873 as the first two-story brick school in Fairfax County. It is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center

The museum produces permanent and special exhibitions on Fairfax City and Fairfax County history. It provides educational outreach to school and youth groups and offers walking tours of Old Town Fairfax and the City’s historic buildings in the spring and fall. The facility is handicapped-accessible.

The state-certified visitor center provides general visitor information for Fairfax City, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., including lodging, restaurants, transportation and historic and natural attractions. It is also the place to find out about special events in and around the City.

The admission to the museum is free.

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Maryam N. is a Senior Writer at Nesbitt Realty. She is an expert on Fairfax County. Maryam has also worked previously as a geologist. She is a foodie and enjoys cooking and exploring new restaurants.