Transportation & Parking

Getting to the Memorial

We are located at 101 Callahan Drive, Alexandria, VA 22301.

By Car

The Memorial is near the Telegraph Road exit off of the Capital Beltway (I-495).

By the DC Metro system

The King Street Metro Station is within walking distance to the Memorial. The Yellow and Blue lines come to this station, providing easy access from the District of Columbia. The King Street Metro has connections to the free King Street Trolley as well as several WMATA and DASH bus lines.

By Bus

The Memorial is near the routes of numerous DASH bus lines: AT2 (red), AT5 (yellow), AT& (purple), and AT8 (pink). For more information, visit the DASH bus website.

MWATA buses also run in the area. For more information, consult the online WMATA bus schedule.

By Amtrak

Take Amtrak to Alexandria Union Station. The Memorial is across the street to the west.

By Virginia Railway Express (VRE)

Take the VRE to Alexandria Union Station. The Memorial is across the street to the west.

By Ferryboat

Would you like to arrive via the Potomac River? For boating enthusiasts, the Alexandria Marina at 0 Cameron Street is a three-mile cruise from Washington, D.C., and Maryland. In addition to affording a spectacular view of the Potomac River, the City Marina has overnight boat slips and additional short-term docking space. Several water taxis dock at the Alexandria Waterfront, allowing access to and from Washington, D.C., Mount Vernon, and Maryland’s National Harbor. Learn more at Visit Alexandria’s website about local water taxi service.


Parking for Museum Guests

Daytime parking is free on a first-come, first-served basis. Up to 200 parking spaces are available.


Parking is free and must be shared with any other Tenant who has an event scheduled at the Memorial.

Motorcoach, Tour Bus & Oversized Vehicle Parking

Short-Term Parking (up to 3 hours) and Long-Term Parking (4 to 14 hours) is available by special permit.

Overnight parking at the Masonic Memorial requires a $40 permit for each vehicle, and must be obtained in advance on-line or from the parking meter located in the back parking lot of the Memorial. Short-term (5 to 10 hour) parking is available at the Memorial for a flat fee of $15, and must be obtained in advance on-line or from the Alexandria Visitors Center. To obtain permits online, visit the City of Alexandria’s website. Call 703-746-3301 for more information.

For more information on parking, rules, traffic regulations, and so on, please visit the City of Alexandria’s website.