Educational Resources for Historic Alexandria

Alexandria’s history offers a local lens to explore events that have changed the nation. Learners of all ages can explore Alexandria’s history through online and on-site offerings designed by Museum Educators and Curators.

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Educational Resources

Educational Resources graphicHistoric Alexandria offers resources to learn more about Alexandria’s history, from the Colonial period through Civil Rights. Learning is a lifelong pursuit, so whether it is online or on-site all ages can find more information about special programming, teaching resources, or ways to explore on your own. 


K-12 Learning

Connect Alexandria’s local history to your curriculum.

Historic Alexandria offers educators the opportunity to reinforce their teaching with hands-on experiences, field trips, kits, and online resources. Whether you are teaching in school or homeschool, there are many ways to bring local history into your lessons.  

K-12 Learning


Scout and Family Programming

Historic Alexandria offers resources and programs that connect local history to life outside of school. Whether you are a troop or youth leader or are just looking for something fun to do with your children or mentees, there is a lot to choose from! Check the calendar of events for upcoming in-person and live virtual opportunities. 

Scout and Family Programming


Adult Learning

No matter your age, you never stop learning. Whether you want to explore Alexandria’s history on your own or with an organization you are part of, there are plenty of ways! Check the calendar of events for upcoming in-person and live virtual opportunities. 

Adult Learning


#HistoricALX2U Activities and Tours

Social Media: Make It Monday Ice CreamEach weekday from March 23 to June 26, 2020, we shared new stories and content - everything from virtual tours of the sites and museums to fun and educational activities. Click on the daily activity link to see all of the past activities that we have shared.

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