The Alexandria Archaeology Museum
Visit the museum and lab on the third floor of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, at 105 N. Union Street in historic Old Town Alexandria.
The main exhibit, Archaeologists at Work: The Lee Street Site, highlights one city block to provide a fascinating glimpse of Alexandria's history and the way in which archaeologists study the past. Preserving Alexandria’s Maritime Heritage features a 3D ship model and artifacts that tell the story of Alexandria’s role in the 18th century maritime world. Learn more about museum exhibits.
The Alexandria Archaeology Museum is Reopening
The Museum is reopening March 26, 2021. See below for details, including information on advanced tickets and safety guidelines.
Museum Closures and Covid-19 Operational Guidelines
Many of the museums are closed and public programs are cancelled until further notice. Check the Historic Alexandria homepage to see the latest on which museums are now open.
The Office of Historic Alexandria established the following guidelines to ensure consistent operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Staff will regularly re-evaluate them based on safety and available staffing levels and as the region moves through Phase 3 of the Forward Virginia plan. Includes guidelines for guided tours, volunteers, rentals, public programs and events, and on-site research and collections use by the public.
Reopening March 25, 2021
Friday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 – 5 p.m.
Closed New Year's Day, Easter, 4th of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas
Tuesday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., by appointment
Email the Museum
To purchase tickets to events at the Alexandria Archaeology Museum, and to shop online, visit The Alexandria Shop.
American Alliance of Museums