Museums & Historic Sites

Alexandria is a desirable location to live, work and play. The City owns many of the premier historic sites in Alexandria and it is charged with the conservation, interpretation and promotion of these links to the past.

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City Museums

City MuseumMany of the City's premier historic sites are owned and operated by the City of Alexandria. The City is charged with the conservation, interpretation and promotion of these links to the past.


Historic Sites & Attractions

As George Washington's hometown, Alexandria has more than 140 locations with ties to the nation's first president, along with a host of intimate museums highlighting the beginnings of America.


Parks & Trails

ParksExplore the City's archaeology and history on a unique 23-mile urban trail; help the City to study and preserve historic parks.

 



Volunteering & Memberships

VolunteeringLooking for a creative outlet or a way to offer your services to the community? Volunteers are asked to donate a minimum number of hours per month and in return they receive training, newsletters, invitations to social functions, lectures, study trips, and other benefits. 



Civil War BaseballOther Resources

These are just a few of the online resources available from our City museums.
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