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.

    Museum Hours:

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

    Alexandrians Fight The Great War

    • Lyceum, Alexandria's History Museum
    • September 22, 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
    • September 22, 2017 - December 31, 2017

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

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    As Was Written

    • Lyceum, Alexandria's History Museum
    • September 23, 2017

    As Was Written exists to showcase and celebrate the quality writer. Join us Saturday,…

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    19: An Immersive Musical About…

    • Lyceum, Alexandria's History Museum
    • November 1, 2017 - November 3, 2017

    “19” is the dynamic and little-known story of Alice Paul, the suffragists and their fight to get…

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