Museum Admission & Membership Discounts (Updated!)


Local Museum Discounts in Hampton Roads VA

Interested in saving some money on local Museum memberships or tours in Hampton Roads this summer? Here are some current, and upcoming local options... If we missed a local discount you are aware of please let us know! Additions to this list can be Submitted Here!




Newport News

2020 Ambassador Pass

Currently being offered to city residents or current city employees of Newport News. A pass will give you the opportunity for FREE one time admission to area attractions on specific dates (for 2 adults & 2 children), including:

  • January 2-8, 2020: Peninsula SPCA & Barnyard, Virginia Living Museum
  • January 9-15, 2020: Lee Hall Mansion, Virginia War Museum
  • January 16-22, 2020: Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Endview Plantation
  • January 23-29, 2020: The Mariners' Museum and Park

Mariners' Museum


Peninsula Fine Arts Center (Pfac)

  • Museum for All Initiative - Peninsula Fine Arts Center (Pfac)

    • Participating museums have committed to offering individual admission fees ranging from free to $3.00 to individuals and families presenting a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card, and a valid form of photo ID. 



The Chrysler Museum

  • Admission to the Chrysler Museum is always free.
    • The Wonder Studio is an interactive family-friendly gallery to learn about the Chrysler Museum’s collection.


Hampton Roads Naval Museum

  • Museum Admission the Hampton Roads Naval Museum is always free.


Hunter House Victorian Museum

  • Save 50% on Admission (select dates) with this offer!



  • Save with this discount for admission (child or adult) to Nauticus, while supplies last!

  • The LOCALS discount is back! From January 18 - February 29, 2020 if you are a Hampton Roads local you pay just $7.57 for admission to Nauticus & The Battleship Wisconsin!

  • Through the PowerUp! Program: At Nauticus, through June 30, 2019, residents who present their Medicaid card will pay $5 for an admission ticket, which includes both Nauticus and the Battleship Wisconsin. The $5 rate applies to both adults and children.


Norfolk Botanical Garden

  • Through the PowerUp! Program: Regular Garden admission discounted to $5 per person. Maybe asked to show ID. *Discount not valid during special events and cannot be applied toward seasonal boat tours. 

Virginia Zoo 

  • Through the PowerUp! Program: $5 general admission to any Medicaid recipient age 2 and up (free admission to babies younger than 2). The discount applies Sunday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. **Excludes special events and cannot be combined with other coupons or discounts.**



Children's Museum of Virginia

  • $5 Wednesdays - $5 Admission Per Person September 4 until May 25* 1 pm – 5 pm. *May not be combined with other coupons/offers.
  • Museums On Us - Children's Museum of VA 
    • Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Cardholders can enjoy FREE admission at select Museums on the first weekend of each month. In Hampton Roads, this promotion is accepted at the Children's Museum of VA.
  • Museum for All Initiative - Children's Museum of VA
    • Participating museums have committed to offering individual admission fees ranging from free to $3.00 to individuals and families presenting a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card, and a valid form of photo ID. 

Virginia Beach


Free Fun Saturdays at The Francis Land House

  • Monthly free admission to the Francis Land House, plus tours and crafts celebrating local history.


Virginia MOCA

  • CURRENT ADMISSION DISCOUNT! Save up to 37% on Admission and up to 24% on Membership at Virginia MOCA with this offer!
  • Military Family Day at MOCA - Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 10am- 1pm 
    • Military and veteran families are invited to create, explore, enjoy art, and most important, have fun together! Make art together in MOCA’s studios, explore the galleries, and experience the interactive ARTlab. 
  • Family Fest at MOCA - Sunday, February 9, 2020 from 1-4pm
    • FREE Family Fest offers a unique opportunity for all ages to create, explore, and connect with art. Celebrate our current exhibitions with inspired art making, live demos, community partners, free admission, and more. 

A Bit Of A Drive



Guided Grounds and House Tour at Tuckahoe Plantation in Richmond

    • Save up to 34% on Admission and Tour of the Tuckahoe Plantation with this offer. There are ticket options for groups of 2, 4, or 6 available

James Monroe's Highland - Admission to the 5th President of the United States Home for Two or Four in Charlottesville

    • $22 for admission for two (up to $28 value)
    • $44 for admission for four (up to $56 value)

Historic St Luke's Church in Smithfield

Enjoy a 45 minute Guided Tour for 2 or 4 people.

    • $10 for Tour of Virginia’s oldest church for 2
    • $16 for Tour of Virginia’s oldest church for 4


Ripley's Believe It Or Not in Williamsburg

Save up to 30% on Admission for 1 Child and 1 Adult or 2 Children and 2 Adults!


The Rosewell Foundation in Gloucester

    • $4 for admission for one
    • $8 for admission for two
    • $13 for admission for four

Find even more Free or Discounted Events on the Calendar!


Museum Discounts for Families in Hampton Roads VA

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