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Learning Activities

Below are learning activities suitable for families and students all year long.

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Alexandria Library

The Alexandria Library offers a variety of resources for families such as a “Kids Corner” with new chapter and picture books, reading lists and digital fun, as well as a “Parents Corner” and featured books for December.
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Alexandria Tours

Stroll back in time to immerse yourself in the city's centuries-old stories, take a foodie tour for a taste of the town or follow lantern-carrying guides through graveyards for haunting tales of the city’s past.
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Educational Resources for Historic Alexandria

Learners of all ages can explore Alexandria’s history through online and on-site offerings designed by museum educators and curators. Historic Alexandria offers educators the opportunity to reinforce their teaching with hands-on experiences, field trips, kits, and online resources.
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Self-Guided Walking Tours

Looking to explore Alexandria at your own pace? Choose walking tours or an African-American history driving tour. Founded in 1749, Alexandria is filled with a wealth of historic sites you can discover on our self-guided walking tours or by using the City of Alexandria’s Historical Panels Walking Tour.
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