Virginia Beach: Museums & Historical Places

Adam Thoroughgood

Description: Historical home built circa 1719. Tours and special events.
Phone: (757) 460-7588

Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum

Description: Seasonal. Art & artifacts documenting the migratory birds that pass through this area of Eastern Virginia.
Phone: (757) 437-8432

Ferry Plantation House

Description: Historic Federalist style home built in 1830. Tours of the home, special events, and summer camps available.
Phone: (757) 473-5182

Francis Land House

Description: Historical home of a plantation owner, built circa 1805.
Phone: (757) 385-5100

Lynnhaven House

Description: Small brick house, circa 1725, with period furnishings and tours.
Phone: (757) 460-7109

Military Aviation Museum

Description: The Military Aviation Museum, located at the Virginia Beach Airport, is home to one of the largest private collections of First and Second World War, and Korean War era fighters, bombers, trainers and seaplanes. Summer Camps and Special Events available.
Phone: (757) 721-7767

Old Coast Guard Station

Description: Historical exhibits, storytime, seasonal special events.
Phone: (757) 422-1587

Union Kempsville Museum

Description: First African American high school in Virginia Beach.
Phone: (757) 648-6006

Virginia Aquarium

Description: Hands-on exhibits, outdoor aviary, nature trail, and marshlands. 3D IMAX® Theater. Boat trips, tours, childrens programs. Birthday parties available.
Phone: (757) 385-3474

Virginia Legends Walk

Description: Virginia Legends Walk's purpose is to honor great Virginians, past and present, who have made significant contributions to our nation and the world.
Phone: (757) 463-4500

Virginia MOCA

Description: The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art offers a variety of classes and camps for children and teens ages 2 -16. Campers exercise their imaginations and express themselves through art classes designed to challenge and inspire. Explore a wide variety of media including animation, clay, glass, painting, photography, and more! Homeschool Classes available. Preschool Art Classes available.
Phone: (757) 725-0000 x23