Museums in Alexandria, VA

Find museums in Alexandria, VA. Listings include National Women's History Museum, National Inventors Hall of Fame, George Washington Masonic National Memorial, Alexandria Archaeology Museum, Carlyle House Historic Park and Lee-Fendall House Museum & Garden. Click on each in the list below the map for more information.

  • 11/25/21
    #HappyThanksgiving from Alexandria Archaeology! We’re closed today but will be open Friday – Sunday if you and your family would like to explore a piece of our unique city. This turkey bottle was exca...
    > Alexandria Archaeology Museum
  • 11/24/21
    A huge shoutout and thank you to all the volunteers, friends, guests, and crew who came out this weekend to help out with downrig! With the help of these lovely folks, we were able to get our topmast...
    > Tall Ship Providence Foundation
  • 11/24/21
    Part of our Lee Street Site exhibit update shows how the archaeological process works in the city. City archaeologists review development projects and work closely with other professional archaeologis...
    > Alexandria Archaeology Museum
  • 11/22/21
    Historic Black Friday Deals from the Franconia Museum! Grab our new bobblehead mascot to celebrate our 20th anniversary, plus deals on tour books and much more! - https://mailchi.mp/d07bef90d6a6/hist...
    > Franconia Museum
  • 11/18/21
    We’ve just finished downrigging all of Providence’s sails for the winter! Feel free to watch from Founder’s Park this Saturday as we bring down the topmast.
    > Tall Ship Providence Foundation
  • 11/18/21
    Happy Birthday to our Archaeology Code! For 32 years this important ordinance has worked to preserve Alexandria’s amazing archaeological heritage. Just this year we’ve reviewed 697 proposed projects a...
    > Alexandria Archaeology Museum
  • 11/17/21
    In the 1990s during work at the Lee Street Site (44AX180), archaeologists uncovered the remains of an early 19th century tavern. Archaeology staff are currently redesigning the Lee Street exhibit and ...
    > Alexandria Archaeology Museum
  • 11/16/21
    This #TallShipTuesday, Captain Jones returns to recount Providence's latest adventure! Check out the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6LlWFsEuQY
    > Tall Ship Providence Foundation
  • 11/15/21
    MRC volunteers are learning basic skills to keep people with life-threatening injuries alive until professional help arrives. Thank you Marjorie Windelberg for teaching Until Help Arrives!
    > Alexandria Medical Reserve Corps
  • 11/12/21
    One of our interns has been analyzing the ceramics from a privy (Feature 36) of the Hotel Indigo Site (44AX229). Privies provide insight into the lives of the people that used them, and this little ba...
    > Alexandria Archaeology Museum
  • 11/10/21
    https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/birth-of-the-u-s-marine-corps
    > The History Guy - William Connery
  • 11/10/21
    Archaeologists working at the Lee Street Site (44AX180) found this foot-long wooden artifact on top of a land making feature or wharf. Sailors may have used this fid or marlinspike to tie, splice, or ...
    > Alexandria Archaeology Museum
  • 11/09/21
    This #TallShipTuesday, the TSPF Shanty Singers perform 'A Hundred Years on the Eastern Shore.' This halyard shanty was frequently sung by sailors on Baltimore clippers, a type of extremely fast square...
    > Tall Ship Providence Foundation
  • 11/09/21
    https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/east-germany-opens-the-berlin-wall
    > The History Guy - William Connery