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History of the factory

It’s worth the stop whilst in town. Nothing to overwhelming but fun to check out while shopping... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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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
Charlottesville, Virginia
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“History of the factory”
Nov 1, 2017
“Things to do in Alexandria, VA, for free! ”
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105 N Union St # 327, Alexandria, VA 22314-3217
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s worth the stop whilst in town. Nothing to overwhelming but fun to check out while shopping. Another torpedo near the restrooms.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EFW2014
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.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank DrSkippy
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

Date of experience: August 2017
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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

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank VAChuck
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

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Robert S
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.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank GreenMountainGirls
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

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank rduinc
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

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Janine J
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

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Susan J
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

Date of experience: December 2015
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