VIRTUAL TOUR Take a virtual tour. Hope you have time to spare, get ready for a ride of your life. To start the tour, click on Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. Once the website is open, move around the photo, hold down the left mouse button to lock onto the photo. You can rotate the photo 360 degrees, left/right, up/down and advance/return. Lower right corner of photo, these commands will do the same as the mouse, 1 is upper level and LL is lower level of museum. Lower left small photo is method to go directly to location. To use, place mouse on top of photo, photo will enlarge showing the commands. Suggestion, arrow top left will close/open photos of displays. TO RETURN TO A POSITION, use return arrow of website. Lets get started. With the website open, place the cursor on the photo. You should see an arrow on the floor indicating your location. Forward of that is an X, click on the X to move into the Museum. Use the roll button to enlarge the photo where you can see up close an item or be able to read the signs. Use the left mouse button, hold down, turn left/right, up/down. To advance, continue to click the X. At the hall intersection, which there are two on the top level, you can turn left/right or go straight. At any time you can jump back or forth from level 1 to LL by clicking on the icons lower right. Enjoy.
TOUR 2 Trolley Tour of Fredericksburg October 3 9:15 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Board Trolley Tours of Fredericksburg for a 75-minute trolley tour to see some of Old Town Fredericksburg’s most historic sites and streets with a trained, licensed guide. Learn about the many famous and interesting people and events that have taken place since the city was established in 1728. If you listen closely, you may even pick up a few amusing and not-so-well known facts about the people and places that you will see along the way! The kind of things you won't learn just walking around on your own. After your tour, you will have a better idea of the local history and the many attractions Fredericksburg has to offer. You will also have a better idea of where you want to start as you go back to visit the many living history museums, homes and businesses of Fredericksburg most famous residents. People like George Washington, Mary Washington, and James Monroe. Places like the Rising Sun Tavern, Fredericksburg's only proper tavern and the former home of Charles Washington, Dr. Hugh Mercer's Apothecary Shop, Kenmore Plantation and many more.
The main points of the tour is listed below, click to open for facts and photos.