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Torpedo Factory Art Center

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Neighborhood: Old Town
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Address: 105 N Union St., Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone Number: +1 703-838-4565
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Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Wed 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Description: Art in Person and in Progress. Located in Old Town Alexandria, the...
Art in Person and in Progress. Located in Old Town Alexandria, the Torpedo Factory Art Center is home to 150+ working artists, 6 galleries, The Art League, and the Alexandria Archaeology Museum.
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A place full of art

I couldn't imagine that I will love this place very much, you can find art everywhere, it is very organized. You will enjoy your time there, I really loved the place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Qaha city,Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I couldn't imagine that I will love this place very much, you can find art everywhere, it is very organized. You will enjoy your time there, I really loved the place.

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The Torpedo Factory is a wonderful place to visit. If you are an art lover, you will be completely mesmerized by this place. It is basically a mall that caters to art lovers. It is divided into studios where the artists create and display their artwork. I could have stayed here all day!

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The building houses many artists: each one has a studio/gallery/shop. Paintings, sculptures, fabric crafts, pottery--all sorts of arts can be viewed and purchased. This is the place to go if you like arts and crafts.

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Camarillo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

This place is located at the waterfront and has 3 floors full of arts. There is a unit for each artist and some of them are open so you can purchase art if you desire. The arts are different- there's photography, painting, sculpture, etc. there's also some history by the walls and a torpedo inside the store. Overall, it's a... More 

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North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Take the free Alexandria Trolley to the very end of King Street and walk through the Torpedo Factory--it's an old factory that is now full of art studios and artists actively working on their craft.

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Fredericksburg, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

If you're in Old Town, it's worth the stroll through the Torpedo Factory. Learn why it's called that, and see what the artists are doing.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Right on the Old Town Waterfront. Very neat archaeological museum and some great restaurants next door.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

You can visit the workshops and even ask the artists and craftsmen about their work right there on the spot.

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Annandale, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The Torpedo Factory is a unique location to see local artists working in their various media. It's casual and fun to walk in and out of the many studios and even interacting with the artists on hand. Very accessible and not as intimidating as the large art museums.

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Peoria, Arizona, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Torpedoes were made in this building from 1918-1945. There is one on display in the main hall. It is now a very interesting and unique art factory. Artists have space to create their art, then display and sell their artwork. They have so many forms of artwork as well as paintings and sculptures. There are 3 levels. You can take... More 

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Additional Information about Torpedo Factory Art Center

Address: Address: 105 N Union St., Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone Number: +1 703-838-4565
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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