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Alexandria Archaeology Museum

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105 N Union St # 327, Alexandria, VA 22314-3217
+1 703-838-4399
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Things to do in Alexandria, VA, for free!

Things to do in Alexandria, VA, for free! Torpedo Factory Art Center, which is inclusive of... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2017
DrSkippy
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Indiana
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Worth a stop

This little free museum is on the 3rd floor of the Torpedo Factory and is well worth a stop. It is... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2017
norskies
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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105 N Union St # 327, Alexandria, VA 22314-3217
Old Town
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Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

Things to do in Alexandria, VA, for free! Torpedo Factory Art Center, which is inclusive of Alexandria Archeological Museum, 82 Studios, 6 Galleries, etc. Get on & off the free King Street Trolley! Old Town/Alexandria, VA.

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Reviewed August 25, 2017

This little free museum is on the 3rd floor of the Torpedo Factory and is well worth a stop. It is just a small museum, but the people working there are very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. They have several hands-on displays that, combined with interesting tidbits...More

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Reviewed February 24, 2017

This museum is the product of digs and excavations in historic Olde Towne Alexandria, VA. The staff is very experienced and and can tell you about many of the relics found during the excavations. There is no entrance fee and you get the benefit also...More

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Reviewed January 29, 2017

This is a fun museum. The folks seem like, well, archeologists. They are down to earth and like telling you about what they have found in Alexandria. They have lots of students and volunteers who work there. They also welcome in kid groups for hands...More

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Reviewed January 10, 2017

I explored the various exhibits of finds from Alexandria digs. There are activities for kids that looked fun and I appreciated that the town has made an good effort to preserve historical artifacts and share them with the public.

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Reviewed December 28, 2016

Located on the third floor of the Torpedo Art Factory, this museum is definitely worth a stop. Not very large, but does a good job showing the different discoveries that have been made in the town of Alexandria. Some of the displays are interactive and...More

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Reviewed November 1, 2016

Went once looking for something historical, had to go back when a local told me '3rd floor' [guy at Carlyle House actually]. It's small, but it's active and has good displays. It is 'current'. Meaning these are things they are discovering recently. There is an...More

Thank Janine J
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Reviewed July 13, 2016

Up on the third floor of the Torpedo Factory Art Center is a charming little museum focusing on the archaeology of Alexandria, Virginia. Featuring imaginative displays, this museum will enlighten you about little known aspects of early life in this city. The docents are very...More

Thank Susan J
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Reviewed December 26, 2015

The Alexandria Archaeology Museum is a one-room museum on the third floor of the Torpedo Factory in Old Town. The Museum has exhibits with artifacts excavated from Alexandria dating from early Native Americans to decades ago, with a focus on Colonial and Civil War-era artifacts....More

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Reviewed September 10, 2015

Located on the 3rd floor of the Torpedo Art Factory. It's really a small exhibit, bit of a stretch to call it a museum. It does have some interesting artifacts from the Civil War era.

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