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Review of The Lyceum

The Lyceum
Ranked #23 of 93 things to do in Alexandria
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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
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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
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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
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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 and stories of Alexandria residents who participated in various wars (but none of their actual belongings). 15 to 30 minutes is plenty

1  Thank Sharron G
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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
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