Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member robert
N 38° 50.681 W 077° 18.024
18S E 300358 N 4302055
Quick Description: Located along 236 in Fairfax, VA
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 10/26/2006 11:45:43 AM
Waymark Code: WMWFX
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53
Views: 60

Long Description:
The Museum & Visitor Center is housed in the former Fairfax Elementary School, built in 1873 as the first two-story school in Fairfax County. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the facility is handicapped-accessible. Staffed by a Visitor Curator/Visitor Services Manager, Museum Technicians, and dedicated volunteer work force, the Museum & Visitor Center produces special exhibitions on City history, provides educational outreach to school and youth groups, offers walking tours of the historic district in the spring and fall, and provides general visitor information. The facility's Gift Shop stocks books, art prints, and souvenirs related to Fairfax and Virginia History. This waymark can be found in the Civil War Discovery Trails Sites, History Museums, US National Register of Historic Places, and FIRST of its kind categories.
Type of site: Museum

10209 Main Street
Fairfax, VA USA

Admission Charged: No Charge

Website: [Web Link]

Phone Number: Not listed

Driving Directions: Not listed

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