We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ten Thousand Villages Alexandria

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Review Highlights
Surprising find

This is a fair trade company that brings handmade crafts from countries around the world to help... read more

Reviewed March 7, 2017
Newport, North Carolina
Interesting selection of goods

I stopped in to look at hats and was very impressed with the helpful, friendly staff. And I fell... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2016
Northern Virginia, Virginia
via mobile
Read all 19 reviews
All photos (3)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
7 Mar 2017
“Surprising find”
28 Sep 2016
“Interesting selection of goods”
Open Now
Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
915 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3089
+1 703-684-1435
Improve This Listing
Reviews (19)
Filter reviews
19 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 19 reviews
Reviewed March 7, 2017

This is a fair trade company that brings handmade crafts from countries around the world to help elevate impoverished women. The array of items is amazing and the quality of work is very good. I had not heard of this store before this visit and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank DeeCee28570
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

I stopped in to look at hats and was very impressed with the helpful, friendly staff. And I fell in love with a handmade woolen hat that will be great in just a couple months. When I walked in the door, a plate of donuts...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank mhI157ME
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Really nice shop with a good variety of fair trade goods. Plenty of nice items to choose from at reasonable prices.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Joseph S
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Fun international goods from local artisans around the world. I found it more fun when I'm traveling to seek the places they source from.

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Derek C
Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

Nice, social store (not for profit). They are selling products mostly made by women all over the world; Tanzania, Kenya, India, and My country/Indonesia. Cool concept !

Date of experience: April 2016
Reviewed March 30, 2016

Wonderful shop, friendly employees, lots of variety. Online shopping is available but it's not like seeing the items in person!

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank Twilson254
Reviewed October 28, 2015

I was thrilled to see that the merchandise was from underdeveloped countries but very unimpressed with the selection of items. There was mainly jewelry, jewelry, and more jewelry. Wish there had been a bigger selection.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank leighll
Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Check your local magazine for coupons before you go. Fair trade market offering goods from around the world, including handmade clothes, jewelry, home decor. Part of a chain, but gives you an individual shopping experience. You never know what you will find. Staff quite nice....More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank phillyfit
Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

I LOVE this store... I had to make myself leave. And to think all of the items are artisan hand made. I cannot wait to visit again.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Deidre B
Reviewed August 16, 2015

Amazing store with a tremendous variety of items from around the world. There were many quality, art gallery type of rugs, wall hangings, table ware as well as jewelry and beauty products.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank 96044UB
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 54 nearby hotels
Morrison House, Autograph Collection
799 reviews
.10 km away
The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection
1,986 reviews
.48 km away
Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa
1,426 reviews
.61 km away
Hampton Inn Alexandria - Old Town/King Street Metro
899 reviews
.67 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 878 nearby restaurants
Taverna Cretekou
545 reviews
.08 km away
Hank's Oyster Bar
515 reviews
.13 km away
RedRocks Pizza Napoletana
446 reviews
.03 km away
The Majestic
409 reviews
.02 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 148 nearby attractions
Alexandria's Christ Church
370 reviews
.24 km away
The Lyceum
63 reviews
.27 km away
Alfred Street Baptist Church
28 reviews
.29 km away
Freedom House Museum
26 reviews
.46 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ten Thousand Villages Alexandria staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines