We are closed and will reopen June 11. We will update our operating status as needed. Please check out our online resources about Reston's history on this website and our social medial accounts @restonmuseum. If you want to contact us please email us at
Originally, Lake Thoreau and Lake Audubon were going to be one lake named after Robert E. Simon, Jr.’s mother, Elsa. In the end, two lakes were made.