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105 N. Union St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-838-4565
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105 North Union Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
703-838-4565
  • Metro/Trolley Directions
  • Driving Directions
  • Water Taxi Directions
  • Google Maps Directions
  • Parking Information
  • Hours of Operation


  • Metro/Trolley Directions

    Take the Yellow or Blue line to King Street Metro station. Click for Metro map and schedule.

    To get to the art center from the metro station, you may take a free trolley, hop in a taxi, or take a 30-minute walk east on King Street until you reach North Union Street, the last street before the Potomac River waterfont. Click for Google Map.

    Free King Street Trolley:

    From 11:30am to 10pm daily, the trolley runs between the King Street Metro station and North Union Street, right outside of the art center. The trolley stops along King Street so visitors can hop on and off along Old Town Alexandria's main thoroughfare. Click here for more information.


    Driving Directions

  • From D.C. or Arlington, Virginia area:
    Cross the river to G.W. Parkway, go south past Reagan National Airport to Alexandria. Turn left on Queen Street to the river (end of street); Turn right. 1.5 blocks to the Torpedo Factory Art Center on the left. Find out where to park.

  • From Virginia (Richmond) or other points south:
    Take I-95 North which becomes part of the I-495 Capital Beltway towards Baltimore. Merge onto US-1 N via EXIT 177B toward ALEXANDRIA / MT VERNON HWY / OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA. Go 6 blocks, turn right on King Street to the river and turn left on Union Street (last street before the river); 1/2 block to the Torpedo Factory Art Center on the right. Find out where to park.

  • From Maryland (Montgomery County including Potomac, Rockville, and Bethesda):
    Take 495 towards Northern Virginia. Cross the American Legion Bridge and exit onto the GW parkway going south towards National Airport. The GW parkway becomes Washington street in Alexandria. Turn left on Queen Street to the river, Turn right on Union street 1.5 blocks to the Torpedo Factory Arts Center on the left. Find out where to park.


  • From Maryland (Baltimore) or other points north (New York):
    Take I-95 South which becomes part of the I-495 Capital Beltway towards Richmond. Take the US-1 S / US-1 N exit- EXIT 177C-B-A- toward MT VERNON HIGHWAY off the Beltway. Merge onto S PATRICK ST / US-1 N. Go 6 blocks, turn right on King Street to the river and turn left on Union Street (last street before the river); 1/2 block to the Torpedo Factory Art Center on the right. Find out where to park.

  • From Maryland (Annapolis) or other points east (Chesapeake Bay and surrounding beaches):
    Take I-50 West to the I-495 Capital Beltway (I-95) towards Richmond. Take the US-1 S / US-1 N exit- EXIT 177C-B-A- toward MT VERNON HIGHWAY off the Beltway. Merge onto S PATRICK ST / US-1 N. Go 6 blocks, turn right on King Street to the river and turn left on Union Street (last street before the river); 1/2 block to the Torpedo Factory Art Center on the right. Find out where to park.

  • From National Harbor:
    Take the I-495 S / I-95 S Capital Beltway heading south towards Richmond. Take the US-1 S / US-1 N exit- EXIT 177C-B-A- toward MT VERNON HIGHWAY off the Beltway. Merge onto S PATRICK ST / US-1 N. Go 6 blocks, turn right on King Street to the river and turn left on Union Street (last street before the river); 1/2 block to the Torpedo Factory Art Center on the right. Find out where to park.

  • From West Virginia or other points west:
    Take I-66 East to the I-495 Capital Beltway heading south towards Richmond. Remain on Beltway (I-95) towards Baltimore and merge onto US-1 N via EXIT 177B toward ALEXANDRIA / MT VERNON HWY / OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA. Go 6 blocks, turn right on King Street to the river and turn left on Union Street (last street before the river); 1/2 block to the Torpedo Factory Art Center on the right. Find out where to park.

  • Water Taxi Directions

    Take a Potomac Riverboat Company water taxi or sightseeing cruise to the waterfront right outside of the Torpedo Factory Art Center. Click here or call 703-684-0580 for more information.

  • From National Harbor:
  • Click here for the National Harbor water taxi schedule and to purchase tickets online.

     
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