Comfort Inn Tysons Corner
1587 Spring Hill Rd.
Vienna, VA 22182
Phone: (703) 448-8020
Fax: (703) 448-0343
1587 Spring Hill Rd. , Vienna, VA, US, 22182
- Phone: (703) 448-8020
- Fax: (703) 448-0343
Arts & Museums
Founded in 1962, this nonprofit visual arts center exhibits the work of emerging and established regional artists, as well as special traveling exhibitions from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Art classes for both children and adults are also available.
Dedicated to exploring and celebrating the history of Reston, this museum is filled with a wide array of exhibits that tell the history of one of the most unique areas of Fairfax County and the museum also offers free, drop-in children's art workshops every Saturday morning and walking tours. A museum shop is also on site which features Reston T-shirts and mugs, prints, pottery, and handcrafts by local Reston artists.
Clara Barton spent the last years of her long, productive life at this Victorian home within walking distance of Glen Echo Park. Retired as head of the American Red Cross, she lived for nearly another decade in the house. Her creative renovations of the building resulted in a charming and intriguing curiosity. Visitors may view a film of the life of this tireless organizer and explore the home, which is furnished much as she left it. Admission is free.
Founded in 1974 to stimulate awareness of the visual arts, this nonprofit arts center provides a year-round program of exhibitions, educational art and humanities lectures, children's art workshops, a children's summer arts program, and special events throughout the year.
This National Rifle Association's museum houses one of the most extensive firearms collections in the country with more than 2,000 historic firearms displayed in 13 permanent galleries. Exhibits span the history of handheld firearms from the mid-14th century to the latest in sporting rifles, shotguns, and pistols.
GreaterRestonArtsCenter (GRACE) enriches community life by promoting involvement and excellence in contemporary visual arts. In pursuit of this mission, GRACE provides a year-round program of visual art exhibitions, education programs for all ages, and special events.
History buffs interested in the dwellings of an ordinary man in the 18th Century will be thrilled to visit the Ball Sellers House. Possibly the oldest standing building in Arlington today, the house was the home of a yeoman farmer John Ball, who lived in this modest dwellings with his wife and five daughters. The house has passed through several owners since including William Carlin, a tailor who counts George Washington and George Mason among his famous clientele. Packed with history and interesting stories, visitors will also get the rare opportunity to view a clapboard roof. The house is open for public tours from April to October on Saturdays between 1:00p and 4:00p. School and group tours can be set up by appointment.
Railroad memorabilia, information on the town's namesake, Commander William Lewis Herndon, and artifacts from local residents can be found at this museum. Operated by the Historical Society of Herndon, it is housed in a building which dates back to the 1850s and served as a train station until 1968.
An interest in the local history will definitely attract you to this place. Herndon Historical Society Museum is steeped in heritage that dates back to 1857. Exhibitions here include historical pictures, artifacts and memorabilia dating back to World War II. This establishment is on the National Register of Historic Places and a visit here offers a unique glimpse into a bygone era.
Founded in 1976 and is housed in the historic Maury School, this arts center is dedicated to presenting and supporting the new work of regional artists through exhibitions, studio space, and educational opportunities. The center is one of the largest venues for emerging, contemporary artists in the greater Washington, D.C. area.
Set among the fashionable Foxhall Road estates in upper northwest Washington, the former residence of Carmen and David Kreeger holds a marvelous collection of 19th and 20th Century art. Artists such as Picasso, Van Gogh, Kandinsky and Rodin are represented, among other artists. A fine collection of African art is also housed here. The Kreeger Museum requires some advance planning to visit since reservations are required to join the docent-led tours, but the effort is well worth it. No people under 12 are permitted.
Metropolitan Gallery exhibits contemporary American realism and representational works from mid-career and emerging artists. The exhibit calendar includes both individual artist and group shows.