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

    Til the World Turned Upside Down…

    In honor of “Hamilton” premiering in Washington, D.C., join us at The Lyceum: Alexandria’s…

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    Clio’s Kids: A History Mini-Camp

    Each day of camp, themed “Alexandria: Then and Now,” learn about life in Alexandria past and…

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