For Kids!


Young Adventurers, you will hunt through the brick-lined streets of Old Town to discover clues and facts about George Washington and his seaport hometown.

The Hunt is a self-guided walk through the historic district of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia.

On the Hunt you will search for historic places and literally walk in our first President’s footsteps.

Each hunt takes about 45 minutes. The Hunt is fun for families to take together — split into teams and see who wins!

You can purchase your Scavenger Hunt at The Christmas Attic, 125 S. Union Street on the corner of Union and Prince Streets, just three blocks from the Ramsay House Visitor Center.

(703-548-2829, 800-881-0085)

The Hunt is appropriate for ages 8-11.

Cost: $4.00 for each Hunt Map. Your colonial adventures await!

Get Ready for an Out-of-this-World 3D Experience!

Get an up close and 3D look at our Solar System with Vizitech USA’s new and exciting interactive activity, the SOL-AR Augmented Reality System. Purchase the SOL-AR workbook and download Vizitech’s app, and soon you’ll be able to see 3D visuals of our sun, moon and planets. This is a great activity for long car rides, or field trips!

You can purchase your SOL-AR SYSTEM Workbook at the Alexandria Visitor’s Center, 221 King Street, on the corner of King and Fairfax Streets, just three blocks from the Potomac River.

Cost: $19.95 for each workbook at the Visitor’s Center, or $12.95 if purchasing in bulk online. Accompanying Vizitech app available through Apple and Google Play.