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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 yesterday via mobile

A collection of individual shops. Okay for shopping and browsing, but nothing special. Big signs saying Free Admission, but so what, shopping stores don't charge an admission fee!

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 2 days ago

My sister recommended going to the Torpedo Factory and I had no idea how extensive it is. There are 3 or 4 levels filled with all kinds of art. From stained glass to ceramics it is very interesting. I bought a ceramic pitcher, a necklace...More

Thank Valerie F
Reviewed 5 days ago

My daughter and wife are art lovers so they enjoyed the many works from local artists. If you not an art lover bring your I-Phone.

Thank josephmN1281UJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

100+ artistic spaces, on three floors. I get bored with this kind of space, usually, but not here. High art, low art, crafts, etc. Lots of fun, especially if you enjoy the nearby restaurants.

Thank tjphilly
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on Saturday and a lot of the vendors/artists were closed. I think I was expecting something larger and more open like an art gallery. It was interesting though.

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a rainy, muggy and tropical-feeling October day and loved every minute of it! There is so much art, beauty, ingenuity and creativity on display! Definitely worth a visit in any weather and at any time.

Thank citygirlpz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great opportunity to see artists and artisans at work. Custom made jewelry, paintings, and more. My teenage boys enjoyed exploring the Torpedo Factory. Truly a unique gem on the waterfront.

Thank UNLVLawRebel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by this Torpedo Factory out of curiosity and it had free air-con! What a great way to repurpose this old factory that actually manufactured torpedoes back in the day. It's been in Alexandria for over 40 years and has 3 floors of artists showcasing,...More

Thank Travelren
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Torpedos and art? Not a typical combination. Interesting place. Open late Thursday. Lots to see. Short on the history of the factory.

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The building consists of three floors of small galleries where visitors can browse at leisure and view the various artists at work and peruse some of their work which is for sale. There is a range of art work including painting, glassware, pottery, and fabric....More

Thank NualaH915
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2 February 2017|
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Response from karenleemd | Reviewed this property |
No pagas. Libre!