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Discover Alexandria’s five-star hotel of the 18th century! Gadsby’s Tavern Museum consists of the c. 1785 tavern and the 1792 City Tavern and Hotel. The buildings were constructed by John Wise, but made famous by John Gadsby. Mr. Gadsby’s...more
All reviews george washington and thomas jefferson ate here sleeping quarters peanut soup self guided tour interesting tour aaa member great insight colonial america colonial times founding fathers entry fee stayed here historic building worth a visit old town alexandria ballroom
A nice place to learn about the social outings of colonial America. Meals were hearty, there was a place to party and to spend the night if things got too wild. Quite historic and certainly worth the low price of admission.
Self guided tour of a really old but well preserved building, complete with the common George Washington area stories all old spots here have. It is nothing over the top special but it is really neat to see such old buildings standing and open for...More
From the fried oysters to the baked brie to my blue crab cakes, I was extremely satisfied. The portions are large! The decor is great and the characters that interact with you are kind of fun. However it was full of 12 year olds on...More
This tavern is a really fun place to eat. This is where George Washington and his friends would meet, and they even have the table he used all the time. The food is very colonial and delicious. Not overly priced, either! I think you will...More
Saved from demolition in the early 20th century by F. Clinton Knight, a former city councilman, postmaster and commander of the local American Legion lodge, the two buildings composing Gadsby's Tavern were reopened in 1976 after extensive renovation and converted into a museum dedicated to...More
Having lived in Alexandria for 17 years I had no idea that this tavern was so incredible. The self guided tour was great, and the staff was very nice. My sons 8 and 4 learned a lot, as well as myself. Totally recommend going here.