City of Alexandria, VA
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Plan Your Visit to the Alexandria Black History Museum
Alexandria Black History Museum
MUSEUM AND OFFICE HOURS
Suggested admission is $2.00 per person Special group rates are available. Contact the Tour Coordinator for more information.
Free admission is available to American Association of Museum Members (AAM), Virginia Association of Museums Members (VAM), Veterans and Alexandria City Employees.
Print the eSaving Black History Coupon to receive a discount on your Museum Shop purchase. Limit one eSavings coupon per visit, please.
The Alexandria Black History Museum offers group tours of the museum and provides outreach lectures at other sites. To schedule a tour contact the Tour Coordinator at 703.746.4356, one month prior to your visit. Maximum tour capacity for the museum is 50 people.
To arrange for a staff member from the Alexandria Black History Museum to speak to your school or organization about Alexandria’s African American history, contact museum staff for availability at 703.746.4356 at least one month prior to your visit.
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 the Museum at 703-746-4356.
The Museum’s gift shop offers a wide variety items relating to the African American experience. Patrons are able to find gifts suitable for all ages and interests. Books, CDs, DVDs, postcards, note cards, jewelry, presidential memorabilia, ornaments, toys and games are available for purchase. For a unique gift that educates, inspires or commemorates a special occasion, the Alexandria Black History museum shop has the perfect gift!
The Alexandria Black History Museum is located in the Parker-Gray Historic District, in the north-west quadrant of Old Town Alexandria. Alexandria is half-way between Washington, D.C. and Mount Vernon.
On-street parking or free parking across Wythe Street, in the parking lot behind the Charles Houston Recreation Center.
From Washington, D.C., and National Airport
From I-95/I-495 (Capital Beltway)