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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.

 "Fairfax County's Original Set of Weights and Measures," through December 31, 2019      See one of the oldest and most complete set of colonial weights and measures in the country on loan from the Alexandria Washington Masonic Lodge No. 22.

 Gano Gallery

 "Teetotalers and Moonshiners:  Prohibition in Virginia, Distilled" • October 30 - December 8, 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.

"New Virginians, 1619-2019 and Beyond" - December 16-January 25, 2020.  Explores the emotional journey of immigration to Virginia and the Tribulations that follow. 

 "The Many Faces of George Washington" - February 15 - March 16, 2020

"The 80s: Iconic Newspaper Photographs" - March 20 - June 15, 2020

 

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.

 "The Father of Battlefield Medicine" - Jonathan Letterman's innovations saved countless lives during the Civil War and and continue to make a difference today as the basis of our modern Trauma care system. - through December 31, 2019.

“make a difference today as the basis of our modern trauma care system.

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 I "- - through February 2, 2020

"The Kitty of the Roses: The Gardening of Kitty Barrett Pozer"  - opens May 2, 2020

 

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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.