Private Civil War History Walking Tour of Alexandria

Discover the history of the Civil War while strolling up and down the streets of Alexandria, Virginia on this guided, 1-hour walking tour. Visit the Carlyle House mansion, Gadsby's Tavern Museum, the Stabler-Leadbetter Apothecary Shop, and the Boston Athenaeum. Enjoy the knowledge of a professional tour guide in a small-group setting and marvel at the influence of Alexandria during the Civil War.

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  • What's included :
    • Local guide
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • Explore 19th-century Alexandria on this 1-hour, small-group walking tour. Meet the tour guide at the Alexandria Visitor Center, located at 221 King Street, and head to the Carlyle House mansion to gain insight into the importance of Alexandria during the Civil War.

    At Gadsby's Tavern Museum, stand in the spot of the first two casualties of the Civil War. Continue the tour at the Stabler-Leadbetter Apothecary Shop/Museum and peruse their vast collection of medical and business artifacts. Visit the Boston Athenaeum, one of the oldest independent libraries in the United States, and pour over its impressive collection of books and art.

    Enjoy Alexandria and walk away with a deeper appreciation of Civil War history.
  • Departure Point :
    Alexandria Visitor Center (Ramsay House), 221 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A minimum of two people per booking is required
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.



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Activity ID: V-25828P3

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