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Best things to do in Alexandria

Monument / Landmark
“This landmark has been here and is a museum for Masons everywhere. Masons have been contributing to communities everywhere in leadership positions while shrouded in mystery. You can see this monument from just about everywhere and it is an interesting stop for the curious.”
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Park
“A historic mansion in Old Town Alexandria built by aScottish merchant John Carlyle in the mid-18th century. ”
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History Museum
“One of the oldest Apothecary's in the USA. George Washington used to order medicine from here. The tour is well worth it.”
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Museum
“Historic restaurant where George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other Founding Fathers dined.”
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Library
“Small but good selection of books. Plenty of computers and work place- including a quiet study area.”
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Library
“Lots of interesting activities at the library, plus all the newspapers you'll ever want to read. (If you're old-school, like me.)”
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Museum
“If you want to learn about Alexandria's history, The Lyceum is the place for you. While the exhibits are relatively small, the Neo classical building and performance hall are worth checking out. Be sure to check their performance schedule!”
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Museum
“This fun little museum is a historic firehouse that displays antique fire equipment. It's a great stop for families with little ones.”
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Museum
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Museum
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Library
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Museum
“Museum and garden, home to 37 members of the Lee Family, Greek Revival Style and Union Hospital.”
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Museum
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