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“Gadsby's Tavern Museum & Restaurant”

Gadsby's Tavern Museum
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Ranked #6 of 96 things to do in Alexandria
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Owner description: 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 establishment was the center of political, business, and social life in Alexandria and hosted the likes of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Today the Museum offers tours, programs and special events.
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Gadsby's Tavern is not only a museum. It is a restaurant with excellent food, with a colonial flair. For more information, visit: http://www.gadsbystavernrestaurant.com/

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"thomas jefferson"
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"ate here"
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"sleeping quarters"
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"peanut soup"
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"ball room"
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"john adams"
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"interesting tour"
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"aaa member"
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"self guided tour"
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"great insight"
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"period dress"
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"founding fathers"
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"interesting building"
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"step back in time"
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"worth a visit"
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"colonial times"
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Reviewed June 28, 2013

The tavern and the history of the area are so incorporated into the building, the history, and the surrounding interplay within the town and the Revolutionary era

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Reviewed June 26, 2013

The tours are very inexpensive and the staff is polite and knowledgeable about the history. They have many rooms set up how they would have been back in the colonial time period. Great Stop!

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Reviewed June 24, 2013

If you love history, this is your spot! Exquisite to know you're eating where George Washington once frequented and danced! Beautiful place to wander, good food.

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Reviewed May 13, 2013

What a nice little tour! We were the only two people for the early morning tour but we found the guide and the young desk lady to be very personable and friendly.The guide gave us a great recommmendation for a lunch spot also

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