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Torpedo Factory Art Center

105 N Union St, On the waterfront at the intersection of King and Union Streets, Alexandria, VA 22314-3217
+1 703-838-4565
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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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  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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105 N Union St, On the waterfront at the intersection of King and Union Streets, Alexandria, VA 22314-3217
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+1 703-838-4565
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Reviewed 6 days ago

After a walk around the farmers' market, the waterfront, and the quaint shops of Alexandria on a cold day, a stop at the Torpedo Factory galleries was a fun way to warm up. The variety was remarkable--painters, metalworkers, sculptors, photographers, and more were in their...More

Thank Fran S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wildly varying quality of art and craft in a repurposed building with old torpedoes here and there. Good for a short stop, but Alexandria has more charming places to see --walking tour.

Thank BJaneH
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is worth the time to walk across the street from the "must see" coolest StarBucks in America (early 1700's building) to the Old Torpedo Factory- the waterfront is lovely. Inside are individual artist workshops which are not always all open, but it is a...More

Thank Sal1710
Reviewed 1 week ago

What better way to see artists, their work space and definitely there work. Some even like to interact and converse with you just to be neighborly. 3 floors of walking and winding space adds to the mystique of the arts. There’s something here to satisfy...More

Thank Ben L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very special place to visit. Beautifully located right on the Potomac, the Torpedo Factory is just that - and old munitions factory that has been repurposed into studios for local artists. Great to visit for one-of-a-kind gifts and opportunity to talk with friendly artists...More

Thank jrlceo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Few galleries open and the ones that were just were not very impressive.The waterfront as a whole is nice though.

Thank 51Bob
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great experience. How often do you spend time watching a variety of artists at work in their studio spaces? There is a range of different art. If I️ was alone I️ likely would have spent more time and made a purchase. The rest of...More

Thank meyouandfamilytoo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An eclectic array of food, art and local color all in one spot. If you like to find pieces by local artists and craftsmen this is a place for you to visit. Paintings, glass, metal sculptures, pottery, jewelry and local eats await you.

Thank James P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With so much u and crafts to see you really can not see everythingou in one visit. We had two rowdy kids, 6 & 8 yrs. and every artist we met was very accommodating and answered every question those kids could think of. Highly recommended.

Thank sctfan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful Art and Sculptures, With lots of fun and exciting shops within the Art Center. Lots to see and Do, Wonderful Location. We had a Great Time!

Thank Maria_Musicartflower
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Response from karenleemd | Reviewed this property |
No pagas. Libre!