The National Inventors Hall of Fame and Museum, Alexandria
(3.4/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web)
The National Inventors Hall of Fame is dedicated to honoring legendary inventors whose innovations and entrepreneurial endeavors have changed the world. The Inductees of the Hall of Fame have all received patents for their life changing work, and the Hall of Fame museum is located on the campus of the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria VA.
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TripAdvisor
  • This is a free museum, located at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) campus in Alexandria, Va. It showcases over 500 inventors who have been inducted into NIHF and their great technol...  more »
  • This is an interesting, informative small museum that is ideal to visit if you have several hours. We really enjoyed the biographies of the inventors and discussions of their inventions. 
  • Considering the museum celebrates innovation it is simple and uninspiring. It is more like a memorial than a celebration of innovation. Too bad because the patents enabled such economic growth and soc...  more »
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  • Went today 4.01.16 and museum was closed and under construction. We hadn't phoned ahead. You might want to.
  • We both had Fathers that had patents so we looked for seeing the museum. A small but very wroth while Museum in the impressive building that also housing the Patent office.