Portsmouth: Just For Fun

Children's Museum of Virginia

Description: Hands On Exhibits, Classes and Events. Birthday Parties and Summer Camps and Homeschool Programs.
Phone: (757) 393-5258

First Events Olde Town Portsmouth

Description: The first weekend of each month in Olde Town Portsmouth. Events and activities include Arts to Antiques Flea Market, free museum admission, exhibit openings and art afternoons, and more.

G Force Karting

Description: Karting, Paintball, Inflatables. Birthday parties available.
Phone: (757) 606-1776

Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve

Description: Hiking trails and kayaking. Children's programs as scheduled. Free admission. Birthday Parties available.
Phone: (757) 686-8684

LIGHTSHIP PORTSMOUTH

Description: This lightship turned museum is fitted out realistically and filled with artifacts, uniforms, photographs, models, and more.
Phone: (757) 393-8591

PaddleWheel Ferry

Description: Ride the paddlewheel ferry between North Landing and High Street in Portsmouth and Harbor Park in Downtown Norfolk.
Phone: (757) 222-6100

Paradise Creek Nature Park

Description: Outdoor Nature Park in Portsmouth VA along the Elizabeth River! Lots of activities for families.
Phone: (757) 399-7487

Pokey Smokey II

Description: The Pokey Smokey II is a ride-able scale replica of the 1863 C.P. Huntington train. Rides given seasonally according to a set schedule (see website link) for a small fee.
Phone: (757) 393-8000

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum

Description: This museum covers over 250 years of history surrounding America’s oldest and largest naval shipyard.
Phone: (757) 393-8591

Portsmouth Public Library

Description: Library events and programs for the entire family.
Phone: (757) 393-8501

Railroad Museum of Virginia

Description: Lear all about the local history of trains. Birthday party options may be available.
Phone: (757) 335-2284

Victory Duckpins Bowling

Description: Bowling lanes, leagues and fun. Birthday parties available.
Phone: (757) 487-1614

Virginia Railroad Museum

Description: Come out to learn about the exhibits and artifacts from the history of railroads and their people.
Phone: (757) 335-2284

Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum

Description: Sports museum with multimedia and interactive exhibits, as well as displays honoring Virginia sports stars. Birthday Parties available.
Phone: (757) 393-8031