Lyceum, Alexandria's History Museum

  • 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.

    Museum Hours:

    • Monday-Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • Sunday: 1-5 p.m.
  • Amenities
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  • Events

    Alexandrians Fight The Great War

    • Lyceum, Alexandria's History Museum
    • August 20, 2017 - November 11, 2017

    The First World War . . . usually called “The Great War” until there was a second world war…

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    Civil War Self-Guided Walking Tour

    • Tour begins at The Lyceum
    • August 20, 2017 - December 31, 2017

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

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    The Costumes of PBS' Mercy Street

    • Lyceum, Alexandria's History Museum
    • August 20, 2017 - September 1, 2017

    The Costumes of PBS’ Mercy Street is a new exhibit featuring four costumes from Mercy…

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    Free Piano Concert

    • Lyceum, Alexandria's History Museum
    • August 27, 2017

    The Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Association presents an afternoon of music with the West…

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    An Evening of Expressive Piano with…

    • Lyceum, Alexandria's History Museum
    • September 16, 2017

    Travis provides a live performance experience that moves his audience with the emotion and…

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