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Alexandria Archaeology Museum

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Address: 105 N. Union Street, #327, Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone Number: 703-838-4399
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A few minutes will teach you a lot of history

Alexandria has been settled for thousands of years, and its archeological history is well documented in this small museum on the top floor of the Torpedo Factory art gallery near... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Alexandria has been settled for thousands of years, and its archeological history is well documented in this small museum on the top floor of the Torpedo Factory art gallery near the waterfront at the end of King St. It's worth a few minutes up to a half hour, and I believe you will be pleasantly surprised at what you will... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Tucked up on the 3rd floor of the city's Torpedoe Factory on the waterfront, those who love history will be rewarded by the numerous exhibits covering local finds from way before the arrival of the Europeans who set up the Old Dominion. There was a small temporary exhibit about French patriot Lafayette whose warship L'Hermione, actually its full size replica,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

History is fascinating, and this is one place where you can see (and in some cases, touch!) it in person. The people who work and volunteer there are always willing to talk about their museum and the discoveries that have been made and are still being made! I highly recommend it, even if you don't think you're into history!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Lots of info about the lengthy history of Alexandria, both good and bad. Children have hands-on options to make the history come alive.

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