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Museums and Historical Sites

Alexandria Archaeology Museum

Alexandria Black History Museum

Arlington House – The Robert E. Lee Memorial

The Athenaeum

Carlyle House Historic Park

Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site

Freedom House Museum (Northern Virginia Urban League)

Friendship Firehouse

Gadsby’s Tavern Museum

George Washington’s Distillery

George Washington Masonic National Memorial

Gunston Hall Plantation

Lee-Fendall House

The Lyceum: Alexandria’s History Museum

Mount Vernon

Ramsay House Visitors Center

River Farm

R. E. Lee Camp Hall Museum

Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum

U.S. Patent and Trade Mark Office Museum

Woodlawn Plantation and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope-Leighey House

Oral History Programs

Alexandria’s Oral History Program

Foreign Affairs Oral History Collection

U.S. Veterans History Project

Women in Military Service in America

Research and Documentation

U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s General Land Management Records


US Board on Geographic Names

Historical Topographic Maps

National Register of Historic Places

Special Interests

The Alexandria Association

Alexandria Seaport Foundation’s Seaport Center

Alexandria Slave Trade

American Horticultural Society

Historic Alexandria Foundation

Self-Guided Tours

African American Historic Sites

Alexandria Women’s History

City of Alexandria Self-Guided Tours

Walking with Washington


Local organizations are always seeking volunteers!

Volunteer Opportunities in the City

Volunteer Alexandria

Volunteer with Historic Alexandria Museums