Alexandria Black History Museum

  • ADDRESS:
  • 902 Wythe Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • PHONE:
  • (703) 746-4356
  • Details
    Originally the segregated library for Alexandria's African American residents, the museum documents the local and national history, culture and contributions of Black America. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The Museum's permanent exhibition, Securing the Blessings of Liberty, seeks to document how the area African Americans survived slavery, helped to destroy it and eventually helped shape the community that we know today.
  • Events

    Before the Spirits Are Swept Away:…

    • Alexandria Black History Museum

    This exhibition features over 20 paintings, including large scale works, of former slave…

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    Courageous Journey Self-Guided…

    • Alexandria Black History Museum

    Ten historic sites from Visit Alexandria’s self-guided tour and history brochure “Courageous…

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    Lecture and Candy Tasting: Sweet as…

    • Alexandria Black History Museum

    Susan Benjamin, candy historian and speaker, gives a talk about the role of African-Americans in…

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    Lecture and Book Signing: Dr.…

    • Alexandria Black History Museum

    Join us for a lecture with Dr. Psyche A. Williams Forson whose book, “Building Houses Out of…

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