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Alexandria Archaeology Events!

posted Apr 15, 2016, 5:24 AM by AIA DC   [ updated Apr 15, 2016, 5:25 AM ]
Of interest to many of you may be two upcoming Alexandria Archaeology events! (For these and more events, see attached Word document.)

Save Our Ship Tours

April 14, 15, and 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every 30-minutes. Note: Saturday's tours are SOLD OUT!

116 South Quaker Lane


Special behind-the-scenes tours are being offered of our 18th-century ship, before it is moved to a conservation facility. Reservations for the 30-minute tours are required and available while supplies last from. For a reservation, click here. Select Alexandria Archaeology Save our Ship Tours to make your reservation. Once completed, please make a minimum donation of $10 to Save Our Ship through this link. All proceeds benefit the ship Conservation Fund.

Architecture Scavenger Hunt for Children

Saturday, April 16, from 1:00 to 3:00pm

Alexandria Archaeology Museum

Offered as part of Virginia Architecture Week. Stop by for a fun self-guided activity for children and their families, organized by our Architecture in the Schools Committee! Start the scavenger hunt by checking in at the AIA Northern Virginia Chapter House, located at 205 South Patrick Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Includes a stop at the Alexandria Archaeology Museum. Have a blast with the museum’s family activities, which include a special artifact hunt, coloring, and piecing back together plates like an archaeologist would! After completion of the activity, bring the map back to the Chapter House to receive a prize. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult. The event is free event, but pre-registration is required. To register, visit here.