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Exhibitions at Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center

Location:10209 Main Street, Fairfax, VA
Phone:703.385.8414  Click here for hours.

                                                                                                       

"The Fairfax Story" - Hamill Gallery. Fairfax history exhibition.

"I Want the Wide America Earth: An Asian American Pacific Story" - October 6 -- December 30. Exhibition Flyer #1   Exhibition Flyer #2

2019

"Purchased Lives" - January 5 - February 28, 2019

Traveling exhibition from Historic New Orleans Collection examines a complex and divisive period of American history, helping viewers learn about the far-reaching economic and heart-breaking personal impact of the domestic slave trade. 

"The Washington Home of the Philippine Suffrage Movement" - March 2-31, 2019

Traveling exhibition from the Philippines on the Potomac (OPDC) project features leaders of the Philippine suffrage movement and their ties to Washington, D.C., including their work with Carrie Chapman Catt and other American leaders in the suffrage movement.  

"Teetotalers and Moonshiners:  Prohibition in Virginia, Distilled" - October 28 - December 7, 2019

A traveling exhibition from the Library of Virginia ,"Teetotalers and Moonshiners" addresses the important and long-lasting effects of Prohibition on the Commonwealth and America.

 

Exhibitions at Historic Blenheim and the Civil War Interpretive Center

Location: 3610 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: 703.591.0560  Click here for hours.

"Blenheim's Civil War Soldier Signatures: A Diary on Walls." Explores the local Fairfax Court House Civil War history and the experiences of soldiers who wrote on the walls of the Willcoxon home (Historic Blenheim.) Visit the uncovered names in the historic house Tuesday-Saturday on a 1pm guided tour and visit the  life-sized replica of the house attic that shows the clearest graffiti in the house Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-3pm in The Civil War Interpretive Center gallery.

 

Exhibitions at Ratcliffe-Allison-Pozer House

Location: 10386 Main Street, Fairfax, VA 22030
Open Saturdays from 11am-2pm May-October for free tours; or call 703.385.8414 for tour appointment.

Over There and on the Homefront:  The Barrett and Pozer Family in World War through 2019.

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 The City of Fairfax is committed to the letter and spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation for any type of disability, call:  703-385-8414 or 703-591-0560.