City of Alexandria, VA
Attics & Alleys Tour - meet Gadsby's Tavern Museum
|Title:||Attics & Alleys Tour - meet Gadsby's Tavern Museum|
|Date & Time:||Sat May 3, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM|
|Location:||Gadsby's Tavern Museum, 134 N. Royal St. (Map This)|
|Event Details:||Find out what mysteries lie behind the closed doors of four of Alexandria’s historic sites! Attics and Alleys is a three-hour walking tour featuring the rarely seen spaces of four sites—the Lee-Fendall House, Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, and Carlyle House Historic Park—revealing the remnants of stories otherwise hidden. This behind-the-scenes access is in honor of National Preservation Month. Tickets are limited and advance reservations are required.
Tours begin at 9 a.m. and ends around noon. Choose from starting at the Lee-Fendall House (614 Oronoco Street) or Gadsby’s Tavern Museum (134 N. Royal Street). Tour includes stairs, access to confined spaces, and walking over many city blocks, including through alleys. Walking shoes required; tour will be held rain or shine. Photography welcome.
|Fees:||Cost is $35 per person and includes free passes to return to the Museums for regular tours.
|Audience:||Anyone may attend|
For event details visit http://www.alexandriava.gov/c/8041
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