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The Lyceum

201 S Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3697
+1 703-746-4994
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Lyceum on Washington Street at corner of King Street

This is a very interesting building for visitors to stop by when in Alexandria. It is staffed by... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richmond, VA, United States
Nice Museum - Donations Recommended for Admission

Nice museum on the first floor and has parking on the side. Covers Alexandria's history well and is... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Tyler, Texas
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201 S Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3697
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+1 703-746-4994

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very interesting building for visitors to stop by when in Alexandria. It is staffed by volunteers and has interesting brochures on sites to see, upcoming events in the area, a gift shop with many offerings, very clean public restrooms. and off street...More

Thank R4741PIjoek
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Nice museum on the first floor and has parking on the side. Covers Alexandria's history well and is well maintained. It is a free museum, but has a donation box.

Thank J757P
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Not far from King Street and trolley, donations accepted, well presented history of Alexandria, a good place to visit, washroom and gift shop on site and parking

Thank SweetSydneyToronto
Reviewed 22 September 2017

As we spent about 45 minutes walking through the exhibits on the first floor which are arranged in chronilogical groups a concert was going on upstairs so we got a two for one experience!.

Thank Jo H
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Nicely presented displays on the history of Alexandria. A recently installed series of displays focuses on World War I. A donation of $2 per person is requested and is well worth it.

Thank Gene K
Reviewed 10 September 2017

It is a very small place, but it is worth seeing as it tells the complete story of Alexandria. It has its own parking.

Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Nice museum with photo's about the history of Alexandria. There is a great Mercy Street exhibition, but I'm not sure if it is permanent.

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Very small museum, free although they suggest a $2 donation. Relatively few real historical items. Did enjoy seeing the actual costumes worn by the PBS actors in "Mercy Street". Mercy Street was a PBS production about residents of Alexandria during the civil war. Interesting signage...More

1  Thank Sharron G
Reviewed 22 May 2017

several exhibits all about history of Alexandria thru various wars and time periods.Also has a nice museum gift shop.

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Lots to see in this museum, provides good and balanced historical background for the area but not too crowded.

Thank Monique S
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