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Alexandria Archaeology Museum

105 N Union St # 327, Alexandria, VA 22314-3217
+1 703-838-4399
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A good archaelogy museum located on the top floor of the Torpedo Factory

This museum is the product of digs and excavations in historic Olde Towne Alexandria, VA. The staff... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
VAChuck
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Alexandria, VA
Cool, non-stuffy archeology museum

This is a fun museum. The folks seem like, well, archeologists. They are down to earth and like... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
Robert S
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Lawrence, Kansas
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105 N Union St # 327, Alexandria, VA 22314-3217
Old Town
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+1 703-838-4399

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Reviewed 25 February 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

Thank VAChuck
Reviewed 30 January 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

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 11 January 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.

Thank GreenMountainGirls
Reviewed 29 December 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

Thank rduinc
Reviewed 2 November 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 Jama J
Reviewed 14 July 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
Reviewed 27 December 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

Thank Brendan S
Reviewed 10 September 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.

Thank hawkman402
Reviewed 7 July 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...More

Thank Anthony-Susan
Reviewed 14 June 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...More

Thank LisandroVoyager
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