10209 Main Street
Fairfax, VA 22030
703.385.8414 or 800.545.7950
The Fairfax Museum & Visitor Center is is housed in the former Fairfax Elementary School. It was built in 1873 as the first two-story school in Fairfax County. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the museum produces special exhibitions on city history, 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. It also provides general visitor information including lodging, restaurants, transportation, historic and natural attractions and special events in and around the city.
Open daily from 9 am to 5 pm Closed New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve (half-day) and Christmas Day. Admission: Free