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National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Inventor patent museum

You have to pay to park outside. Its in 600 building number. It has a huge Christmas tree inside... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2018
archlav
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Glenmoore, Pennsylvania
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Lots of interactive exhibits

My husband and I enjoyed this free museum. There were some things that brought back old memories... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2018
LoisNCNY
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Leland, North Carolina
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The National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum, located at the United States Patent and Trademark Office Headquarters, is the National Monument to Innovation® that allows you to step into a world of inspiration, challenge and discovery. Inside the...more
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600 Dulany St, Alexandria, VA 22314-5790
Eisenhower East
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Reviewed February 19, 2019

This is a good quality establishment. They have the best egg rolls and pizza rolls out there. Thanks for the service.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 9, 2019

A good reason to take Alexandria’s free tram to the end of the line. A great little museum that celebrates the people who created what makes America great. It’s coverage of brands as well as inventions makes it particularly interesting.

Date of experience: January 2019
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NIHF_Museum, Manager at National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2019

Hi, Thank you for sharing your experience! We’re happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. We frequently refresh our museum content, activities and exhibits, so we encourage you to visit again soon! The National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum Team

Reviewed December 29, 2018

My wife and I visited the National Inventor's Hall of Fame in Alexandria, Va. This is a very well done interactive museum located in the building that houses one of the five U.S. Patent and Trademark Offices in Alexandria, VA. . The museum is administered...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank VAChuck
Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

You have to pay to park outside. Its in 600 building number. It has a huge Christmas tree inside. It was interesting to see patents and inventors. We played the guessing game. It was fun to learn and walk around. its about an hour spent....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank archlav
Reviewed September 14, 2018

My husband and I enjoyed this free museum. There were some things that brought back old memories. There were things there for all ages. My husband enjoyed sitting in the Mustang he had a lifetime ago lol. There are educational exhibits geared fir kids. I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

It is located on the second floor in the west wing of the James Madison Building. The building has paid parking garages on the east side and the west side. The facility had a staff of one when I was there. She was extremely helpful...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank ransom007
Reviewed July 7, 2018

This place is quaint but worth a stop. We were in an out in 45 minutes. The most popular of course is the mustang cutaways. Alexandria has no free parking we could find, so plan ahead to pay the meter!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Ever wonder about stuff that has invented? This place has got to be on your visitors list. Plan on a couple of hours to really see it.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Read about this museum in a magazine and decided to check it out. It's free. Small museum inside the us patent office dedicated to inventors and their inventions. Really interesting

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Small. Free. Tech stuff reported on. Much of it contemporary esoteric digital theoretical tech and bio tech. An interesting cabinet display of the evolution of Kodak hand held cameras. This could be part of a visit to the area if you were doing something else...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from Gary S | Reviewed this property |
There is parking in downtown Alexandria, Va. It is metered. But I would take the metro...very convenient.
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