The 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
  • Events

    Lecture: Civil War Photography

    • October 24, 2018

    Sponsored by the Friends of Fort Ward and the Alexandria Historical Society Civil War photography…

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    Poe in Alexandria

    • October 30, 2018 - October 31, 2018

    Come to The Lyceum: Alexandria’s History Museum for two unforgettable Halloween evenings…

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    "Sergeant York" Film Screening at…

    In honor of the Centennial of the World War I, enjoy a screening of the 1941 film about World War…

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