Museum Framing 115 S Union St, Alexandria, VA22314 Museum Framing specializes in 100% Museum Quality Framing services at reasonable prices. They sell antique maps, prints…More and historic documents. Museum framing serves both private individuals, galleries and public institutions. Call before stopping by and inquire about free parking.
Office of Historic Alexandria 220 N Washington St, Alexandria, VA22314 The Office of Historic Alexandria oversees seven of Alexandria's historic sites: Alexandria Black History Museum,…More Alexandria Archaeology Museum, Fort Ward Museum and Historic Park, Friendship Firehouse, Gadsby's Tavern, The Lyceum and the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum. It also helps organize events honoring the city's rich history.
The Alexandria Black History Museum has been in Old Town since 1989. The museum provides visitors with a 10-minute…More introductory video and a complimentary guide to understanding the culture and history of Alexandria's African-Americans.
Expect to see paintings, photographs, books and other memorabilia that document the African-American experience in Alexandria and Virginia from 1794 to the present. Requested admission at the museum is $2. Also, check out the museum's website for a 20 percent coupon for the gift shop.
Gadsby's Tavern Museum 134 N Royal St, Alexandria, VA22314 Gadsby's Tavern Museum is named for John Gadsby, who operated a tavern and the City Hotel in Alexandria from 1796 -…More 1808. Gadsby's establishments were visited by prominent guests of that time, including George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. The museum offers guided tours and has a gift shop. The last tour of the day is at 4:45pm. Admission for adults is $5 and $3 for children ages 5 - 12. Check the museum's Website for details on discounts.
Alexandria Archaeology Museum 105 N Union St, Alexandria, VA22314 The Alexandria Archaeology Museum is a division of the Office of Historic Alexandria, which offers residents an…More opportunity to learn about how archaeologists, volunteers and students study important historic artifacts. Alexandria Archaeology Museum offers programs, events, exhibits, site tours, public dig displays and more.
Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum 105 S Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA22314 Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum was established in 1792 and has been in operation as a museum since 1939. Price…More for tickets are $5 for adults and children 5-12 are $3. Children under 5 years of age get in for free. Inside you will be able to see original bottles and supplies used during the Gothic period and also account books and ledgers that tell the history of the apothecary.
Studio A 1019 Queen St, Alexandria, VA22314 This graphic design service works primarily with museums and public arenas in the Washington D.C. area.
Friendship Fire House Museum 107 S Alfred St, Alexandria, VA22314 This firehouse museum honors the Friendship Fire Company, the first volunteer fire company in Alexandria. It was founded…More in 1774. The first floor houses an engine room with hand-drawn fire engines, leather water buckets and other original tools and equipment. There is a meeting room on the second floor furnished as it appeared in the late 19th century.