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.
Groups of 20 or more can schedule their trip at least three weeks in advance, and also have the option to combine programs at multiple museum and historic sites. For more information on group tours, call 703.746.4399.