Historic 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.
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.
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.
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.
#HistoricALX2U Activities and Tours
Each 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.
- On #MakeItMonday enjoy hands-on activities, recipes, and coloring sheets for the whole family.
- Take virtual tours of our museums and sites on #TourTuesday.
- Learn more about Alexandria's rich archaeological heritage on #WaterfrontWednesday.
- #ThrowbackThursday dives deep into the historic files.
- Separate historic fact from fiction on