Office of Historic Alexandria (OHA) Closes its Sites to the Public Starting March 17
Due to the changing nature of the situation, they are not announcing a reopening date at this time and will provide updates on their website.
Alexandria, VA – Public programs at OHA sites have been cancelled or rescheduled through April 12. OHA staff will reach out to guests who have made reservations for these events, as well as for pre-arranged tours, rentals, and birthday parties scheduled during this time.
For additional information about the City of Alexandria’s actions, visit https://www.alexandriava.gov/Coronavirus.
The following properties are impacted by this closure:
- Alexandria Archaeology Museum
- Alexandria Black History Museum
- Alexandria’s History Museum at The Lyceum
- Archives and Records Center
- Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site
- Freedom House
- Friendship Firehouse Museum
- Gadsby’s Tavern Museum
- Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum
In the meantime, they suggest you explore the history of Alexandria through its online resources by visiting alexandriava.gov/Historic and museum websites for more information. These resources include:
- Finding Historic Locations Through Wayfinding Signs
- Primary and Secondary Resources at Gadsby’s
- Apothecary Archival Collection
- School Program Themes at Gadsby’s
- Historic Alexandria Online Lesson Resources
- Alexandria Archaeology Adventure Lessons
- Alexandria Oral History
- Research at Archaeology
- Freedmen’s Cemetery