National Inventors Hall of Fame
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Directions
  • Take the yellow or blue line to the King Street station in Alexandria

  • Follow the pedestrian tunnel under Duke Street

  • The USPTO Headquarters will be in front of you

  • The Madison East and Madison West Buildings are located on Dulany Street about 2.5 blocks from the Duke Street pedestrian tunnel. You can identify them by the central glass atrium that joins the East and West buildings
  • Alexandria's local bus system, routes A.T.6 and A.T.7
  • Take the 14th Street Bridge to George Washington Parkway going
    south toward Alexandria

  • Make a right onto Duke Street

  • Make a left at the traffic light onto Holland Lane

  • Make the third right onto Emerson Avenue

  • Proceed one block on Emerson to the parking garage
  • Take the Telegraph Road North exit

  • At the end of the ramp, turn right onto Pershing Road

  • Turn right at the light onto Stovall

  • Turn left at the light onto Eisenhower Avenue

  • Proceed approximately 1 mile to the Eisenhower Circle

  • Proceed counter-clockwise around Eisenhower Circle and veer off onto Holland Lane

  • Take first left onto Emerson Avenue

  • Proceed one block to the parking garage
  • At the Eisenhower connector interchange, take Eisenhower Avenue East (right turn)

  • Go approximately 3 miles to the Eisenhower Circle

  • Proceed counter-clockwise around Eisenhower Circle and veer off onto Holland Lane

  • Take first left onto Emerson Avenue

  • Proceed one block to the parking garage
Parking
  • Parking is available in the East Garage, 551 John Carlyle Street, Alexandria
  • Hourly and daily parking is available to visitors from 5:00am to 10:30pm, Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays
  • Hourly and daily parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis; in the event the garages reach capacity, parking will be limited to monthly permit holders and to USPTO daily parkers who show their badge to the attendant
Admission
Admission to the National Inventors Hall of Fame is FREE.

The Hall of Fame is located within the United States Patent and Trademark Office at 600 Dulany Street in Alexandria, VA, a city rich in history and culture, less than 9 miles from
Washington, D.C.
Hall of Fame Info

Hours:

  • Tuesday through Friday: 11am to 5pm
  • Saturday: 11am to 3pm
  • CLOSED: Sundays, Mondays and Federal Holidays

Contact:

  • Phone:
    (571) 272-0095
National Inventors Hall of Fame
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