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Alexandria Black History Museum

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Originally the segregated library for Alexandria’s African American residents, the Alexandria Black History Museum documents the local and national history, culture and contributions of Black America. Inspire your group with an educational and immersive event focused on black history in Alexandria, the site of America’s first sin-in-strike and home to leaders of the Civil War, the Civil Rights Movement, and more.

Begin with a walking tour that highlights key moments in Alexandria’s history and honors the historic leaders of the city’s black community. The tour culminates at the Alexandria Black History Museum, the perfect venue for a catered reception.

The Watson Reading Room accommodates up to 40 guests, while the first floor accommodates up to 120. Both are handicap accessible.