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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
+1 703-746-4570
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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, 7 galleries, The Art League, and the Alexandria Archaeology Museum.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“three floors” (62 reviews)
“torpedo factory” (349 reviews)
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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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+1 703-746-4570
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"three floors"
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"torpedo factory"
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"for sale"
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"on display"
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"archaeology museum"
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"under one roof"
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"old town"
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"third floor"
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"wide variety"
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"located right"
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"interesting place"
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"historic building"
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"alexandria waterfront"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have visited this place already several times and it is always nice to visit the shops. Some of these shops have really very nice art pieces

Thank PeterW37
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed wandering in/out of the stores which are truly artists’ studios. One of a kind of paintings, pottery, jewelry and much more.

Thank CLP62
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent an agreeable hour here looking at the various artists' spaces. Lots of different art available for purchase and the small archaeology section was very interesting and the lady we chatted to was very friendly and knowledgeable. The cafe has closed but apparently a new...More

Thank Quiller67
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We come visiting the Torpedo Factory at least 2 or 3 times a year. It is a truly unique concentration of 100+ artist workshops and display galleries and teaching space (can also be reserved for occasions). Each of the "office" spaces is occupied by 2...More

Thank Barzinji
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of studios to look in, with large glass windows for browsing, which is important since most artists are not in their studios and they are locked. So if you have your heart set on buying something you should look up whether there are certain...More

Thank Janet R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit, what a cool idea. Location right on the water in Alexandria. Building is a repurposed factory with lots of history. Quite a wide variety of art and artisans, fun to see people work

Thank AggieJoe79
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The building that used to build torpedos in 40’s has been converted an artist haven. There’s so many great artists, sculptors and Jewelers who create and sell their art in their little shops in this building. I loved this space and I wish I had...More

Thank whosane9
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So inspirational! A great unique building, arts of every medium....art pieces of every price range. A great afternoon - 3 levels ... plenty of great food near by as well. Local artist ... not just a stuffy museum - you can take these art pieces...More

Thank G3617URashleym
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading about the history of the making of torpedos browse the two floors of different and unique art shops. Located right on the wharf, enjoy a drink afterwards while watching all the boats.

Thank Ed F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly artist sharing their craft. Nice relaxing place to walk after dinner. Interesting media used and nice history.

Thank Sharon G
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