Collingwood Library and Museum On Americanism
Collingwood Library and Museum On Americanism is situated on the beautiful Potomac River right off of the George Washington Memorial Parkway. Collingwood has amazingly beautiful grounds with colonial buildings, well kept gardens, and a waterfront view. The estate has gone through many changes of hands through out its many years and once belonged to George Washington as a part of his River Farm. Other historic figures that have graced Colllingwood with their precence are Captain John Smith and Jim Bowie. The Library holds 7,000 volumes on American history. Collingwood has also just recently complete its newest addition to the grounds, the New American Legacy Center which can seat about 200 guests. Collingwood is the perfect place to host weddings, banquets, and other social functions.
- Fax: 703-765-8213
- Hours: Mon, 10am - 4pm; Wed - Sat, 10am - 4pm; Sun, 11am - 3pm; Tues, closed
- Handicap Accessible: There is designated handicapped parking and wheelchair access.
- Ticket information: Free
- Private parties: Yes
- Parking: Free lot
- What is an interesting historical or little known fact about this town?: The museum is dedicated to educating all those interested in American history, especially for those members of the Masonic Fraternity who helped found and create this nation.
- Guided tours?: Yes
- Guided tour languages: English
- Audio tours?: Yes
- Audio tour languages: English
- Cameras allowed?: Yes
- Membership levels: Corporate, Family, Individual