Historic Blenheim and the Civil War Interpretive Center

3610 Old Lee Hwy
Fairfax VA 22030
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Opening Hours

  • Mon: 8:30am-5pm
  • Tue: 8:30am-5pm
  • Wed: 8:30am-5pm
  • Thu: 8:30am-5pm
  • Fri: 8:30am-5pm

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<p>The&nbsp;Civil War Interpretive Center at Historic Blenheim is a visitor's first stop before strolling through the grounds. It provides introductory information, explaining this site's historical significance to the Civil War. It features exhibition spaces and a classroom, which are available for event rental.</p> <p>Visitors will find two preserved buildings, Blenheim and Grandma's Cottage, each portraying 19th century life and culture. Every year, on May 7, the center hosts a Civil War reenactment of Ulysses S. Grant's confrontation with Robert E. Lee in 1864.</p>