Lyceum, Alexandria's History Museum

  • ADDRESS:
  • 201 S. Washington Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • PHONE:
  • (703) 746-4994
  • Details
    The 1839 Greek Revival building serves as the City's history museum. An ongoing exhibition tells the story of Alexandria, once one of the busiest ports in America. Archaeological finds, old photographs, maps, original art works and a wide variety of historic artifacts provide the visitor with a picture of the City's past. Changing exhibitions explore special themes, people, places or events within Alexandria's history. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 1-5 p.m.
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  • Events

    Alexandria's Nurses & Hospitals…

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    This small panel exhibit features stories of some of the real nurses who worked in local…

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    Civil War Self-Guided Walking Tour

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    Explore the sites of Civil War Alexandria, occupied by the Union Army for the entire conflict.…

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    Colonial Handbell Ringers Concert

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    Enjoy your favorite holiday music performed by the Colonial Handbell Ringers! Ten “ringers,” in…

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    Lecture and Book Signing: Helen…

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    Recipes from the Civil War shine a spotlight on the different ways Northerners and Southerners…

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    Lecture and Book Signing: Andrew…

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    From the first shot fired at Fort Sumter until the end of the war four years later, food played a…

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    Lecture and Book Signing: Rae…

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    When Abraham Lincoln entered the White House he left behind the simple blue apron he put on when…

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