Alexandria Archaeology Museum

Visit the Alexandria Archaeology Museum to learn how the City’s archaeologists, volunteers and students work with residents and developers to study and manage archaeological resources important to the community's past. The museum’s main exhibit tells stories about the Civil War, curated using historical research, artifact processing, and archaeological conservation.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.- Fri. 10AM-3PM, Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 1PM-5PM.

School

At the Alexandria Archaeology Museum, groups will become fascinated by Alexandria’s history through exhibits and hands-on activities. Groups will enjoy pretending to be archaeologist and putting together objects such as broken plates and other artifacts. Educational programs teach groups about the sugar trade in Alexandria, pottery, and more.

supports classroom learning in:
History, Science.

topics covered:
History, Colonial History, Archaeology, Civil War.

contact info
Phone: 703-746-4399
Email: archaeology@alexandriava.gov

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Phone, Email.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Phone, Email.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

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Alexandria Archaeology Museum

Visit the Alexandria Archaeology Museum to learn how the City’s archaeologists, volunteers and students work with residents and developers to study and manage archaeological resources important to the community's past. The museum’s main exhibit tells stories about the Civil War, curated using historical research, artifact processing, and archaeological conservation.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.- Fri. 10AM-3PM, Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 1PM-5PM.

Scouts

At the Alexandria Archaeology Museum, groups will become fascinated by Alexandria’s history through exhibits and hands-on activities. Groups will enjoy pretending to be archaeologist and putting together objects such as broken plates and other artifacts. Educational programs teach groups about the sugar trade in Alexandria, pottery, and more.

supports scout badges in:
History, Science.

topics covered:
History, Colonial History, Archaeology, Civil War.

contact info
Phone: 703-746-4399
Email: archaeology@alexandriava.gov

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

Alexandria Archaeology Museum

Visit the Alexandria Archaeology Museum to learn how the City’s archaeologists, volunteers and students work with residents and developers to study and manage archaeological resources important to the community's past. The museum’s main exhibit tells stories about the Civil War, curated using historical research, artifact processing, and archaeological conservation.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.- Fri. 10AM-3PM, Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 1PM-5PM.

Camp

At the Alexandria Archaeology Museum, groups will become fascinated by Alexandria’s history through exhibits and hands-on activities. Groups will enjoy pretending to be archaeologist and putting together objects such as broken plates and other artifacts. Educational programs teach groups about the sugar trade in Alexandria, pottery, and more.

topics covered:
History, Colonial History, Archaeology, Civil War.

contact info
Phone: 703-746-4399
Email: archaeology@alexandriava.gov

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

Alexandria Archaeology Museum

Visit the Alexandria Archaeology Museum to learn how the City’s archaeologists, volunteers and students work with residents and developers to study and manage archaeological resources important to the community's past. The museum’s main exhibit tells stories about the Civil War, curated using historical research, artifact processing, and archaeological conservation.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.- Fri. 10AM-3PM, Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 1PM-5PM.

Homeschool

At the Alexandria Archaeology Museum, groups will become fascinated by Alexandria’s history through exhibits and hands-on activities. Groups will enjoy pretending to be archaeologist and putting together objects such as broken plates and other artifacts. Educational programs teach groups about the sugar trade in Alexandria, pottery, and more.

supports classroom learning in:
History, Science.

topics covered:
History, Colonial History, Archaeology, Civil War.

contact info
Phone: 703-746-4399
Email: archaeology@alexandriava.gov

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

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