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Visit the Reston Museum to learn about Reston’s unique history as a planned community that revolutionized America’s suburban neighborhoods. Located on historic Lake Anne Plaza the museum is open free of charge featuring permanent and curated exhibits. Visitors love our floor to ceiling map of Reston and the video about Reston's exceptional beginnings. Our one of a kind gift shop is the go-to place for all things Reston: apparel, books, toys, and more.


Reston Historic Trust & Museum

1639 Washington Plaza

Reston, VA  20190


Monday Through Friday: 11 am - 4 pm 

Saturday/Sunday - Closed

Free Admission




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COVID Safety information - During Phase III, we are implementing the following based on government guidelines: 

  • Visitors, staff, and volunteers must wear masks inside

  • Hand sanitizer will be available upon entry 

  • Social distancing must be observed (this is assisted bysocial distancing markers) 

  • The public restroom is closed 

  • Visitors should not touch exhibits

  • The museum will be cleaned before opening and after closing. 

  • No more than 15 visitors allowed inside at one time. 

Thank you for helping us reopen safely!​



​The Reston Museum is located on Lake Anne Plaza. Parking is available in the commercial parking lot at Lake Anne Plaza. 

For GPS/Google Maps, use the following address to ensure you can find the parking lot:

11401 North Shore Drive

Reston, Virginia 20190

Reston Historic Trust & Museum

Public Parking Lot


Reston Historic Trust & Museum

1639 Washington Plaza

Reston, VA  20190



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