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