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The Lyceum

201 S Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3697
+1 703-746-4994
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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 6 days ago
Jim P
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Tyler, Texas
History of Area

Not far from King Street and trolley, donations accepted, well presented history of Alexandria, a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SweetSydneyToronto
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  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
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201 S Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3697
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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 Jim P
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Nice place, not what I expected. The exhibits were very limited. It seems to need some care. I don't think I would recommend going

Thank Capetownrio
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