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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  • Events

    Civil War Self-Guided Walking Tour

    • Tour begins at The Lyceum

    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

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

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    Lecture: Margaret Irwin: "The…

    • Lyceum, Alexandria's History Museum

    Margaret Irwin had long heard family stories about an ancestor who had learned nursing from…

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    Lecture: Margaret Wagner: "America…

    • Lyceum, Alexandria's History Museum

    In partnership with Hooray for Books, author Margaret Wagner will lecture and sign books…

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