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.

Page updated on Sep 8, 2020 at 10:14 AM

Educational Resources

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. 


Covid-19 Operation Guidelines  

The Office of Historic Alexandria established the following guidelines to ensure consistent operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Staff will regularly re-evaluate them through the remainder of 2020 based on 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.

Covid-19 Operation Guidelines


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

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