City of Alexandria, VA
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Plan Your Visit to the Alexandria Archaeology Museum
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.
Print the eSaving Coupon to receive a free greeting card from the Museum Shop. Limit one eSavings coupon per visit, please.
Small groups are welcome to visit the museum on their own, but if you would like a staff member to talk with the group, you must call the museum in advance to schedule a tour or an Adventure Lesson, and there will be a charge of $2.00 per person ($20.00 minimum). Adventure Lessons are suitable for school classes, scout groups, birthdays, summer camps, adult and senior groups. The educator can also arrange combined tours with other Alexandria museums and historic properties.
The museum is wheel-chair accessible. The City of Alexandria complies with the terms of ADA. An individual with a disability who wishes to request a reasonable accommodation may contact Alexandria Archaeology at 703.746.4399.
At the Museum, you can purchase ”I Dig Alexandria” t-shirts, Friends of Alexandria tote bags, note cards, holiday ornaments, and a variety of publications on archaeology in Alexandria. Some of these products and addition Historic Alexandria merchandise are available online from the Historic Alexandria Museum Shop.
The Alexandria Archaeology Museum is located in the Torpedo Factory Art Center on the waterfront in Old Town Alexandria, near many shops, restaurants, and other museums and historic sites. Alexandria is half-way between Washington, D.C. and Mount Vernon.
Metered Parking is available on Union Street, with two or three hour parking on nearby residential streets. Parking regulations are strictly enforced. A free 24-hour parking pass, valid at meters, is available to out-of-town visitors at Ramsay House Visitors Center (open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) at 221 King Street. Nearby parking garages are shown on a convenient map.
From Washington, D.C., and National Airport
From I-95/I-495 (Capital Beltway)