Events by Day

Multi-Day Events

Chesapeake, Virginia
Nature Centers, Planetarium, Science
The planetarium has programs on humankind's placement in the Universe and telescope sessions on some clear nights.
Portsmouth, Virginia
Children's
While the Children’s Museum of Virginia is closed for renovations, the fun, excitement, and imagination continues at Andalo’s Clubhouse. Andalo, the museum mascot, presents hands-on exhibits, room for birthday parties, family fun days, and educational programs – just like the Children’s Museum of Virginia always has! The new address is 420 High Street, Olde Towne Portsmouth.
Norfolk, Virginia
Art
Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, VA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Portsmouth, Virginia
Art
Norfolk, Virginia
Art
The d’ART Center – Your Connection to the Visual Arts! The d'ART Center is teeming with wonderful, amazing, unbridled creative energy. Why wait for an art show, connect with the creative process year round as 41 resident artists create one-of a kind artwork in lampwork glass, painting, photography, pottery, mixed media and more.
Norfolk, Virginia
Nature Centers
The Fred Heutte Center in Norfolk, VA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Norfolk, Virginia
History, Military
Relive the naval battles and events that took place in Norfolk and helped shape the nation's history through the museum's exhibits. Battles like those off the Virginia Capes during the American Revolution, Civil War (the U.S.S. Monitor and the C.S.S. Virginia), World War II and Desert Storm are illustrated through detailed ship models, naval artwork, underwater artifacts and traditional exhibits.
Norfolk, Virginia
Art, Botanical Garden, History, Historic House, Nature Centers, Park
A fine arts museum housed in Tudor style home on 13 acres along the Lafayette River. The Hermitage Foundation Museum is truly a celebration of the arts. Some of the works include Italian and French textiles and laces, English and European ceramics and paintings, hand painted glass from Germany, ivory carvings, Persian rugs, and ritual bronzes and ceramic tomb figures from China.
Norfolk, Virginia
Historic House
The Romanesque Revival townhome, c. 1894, was built for merchant James W. Hunter. Exhibits include Victorian furnishings, decorative arts and architecture.
Portsmouth, Virginia
History, Military
Norfolk, Virginia
History, Library, Military, Specialized
The memorial depicts the life and times of Gen. Douglas MacArthur. Housed in Norfolk's 1850 city hall, it is the final resting place of Gen. and Mrs. MacArthur.
Norfolk, Virginia
History
Nauticus, The National Maritime Center in Norfolk, VA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Norfolk, Virginia
Botanical Garden, Nature Centers, Science
The gardens consist of 155 acres of some of the largest collections of azaleas, camellias, roses, and hollies. Tour by boat or trackless train, visit gift shop and café. Daily programs and tours.
Norfolk, Virginia
Historical Society
The Norfolk Historical Society interprets and preserves the history of Norfolk, a Virginia seaport city chartered in 1682. The Society collects, preserves, and makes available to the public objects and records relating to Norfolk's history.
Norfolk, Virginia
Planetarium
Norfolk State University Planetarium in Norfolk, VA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Norfolk, Virginia
History
Ohef Sholom Temple Archives occupies a unique position as a religious institution in the region. For a century and a half members have left their mark on the development and growth of this community.
Norfolk, Virginia
Art
Old Dominion University Art Gallery in Norfolk, VA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Chesapeake, Virginia
Art
Portsmouth, Virginia
History, Historic House
See listing for Hill House.
Portsmouth, Virginia
Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Military, Science, Specialized
The Portsmouth Museums Foundation is comprised of a 24-person regional board representing Portsmouth, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Suffolk and Virginia Beach and has a full time Executive Director and a part time assistant.
Portsmouth, Virginia
Culture, History, Historical Society, Library, Military, Science, Specialized
During the Revolutionary War, the shipyard was described by the British as “the most considerable one in America.” It’s been burned three times by retreating armies because of its strategic importance.
Portsmouth, Virginia
Planetarium
Portsmouth Planetarium in Portsmouth, VA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Norfolk, Virginia
Planetarium, Science, University
The Old Dominion University Mary D. Pretlow Planetarium is located adjacent to the Chemical Sciences building, Alfriend Hall, on the main campus.
Portsmouth, Virginia
Art
Tidewater Community College Visual Arts Center in Portsmouth, VA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Norfolk, Virginia
Tugboat Museum in Norfolk, VA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Portsmouth, Virginia
History, Specialized, University
On April 22, 2005, the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum opened it's new 35,000 square-foot facility in Downtown Portsmouth. The new family attraction includes college sports, media, Olympic, golf and Redskins exhibits, hands-on baseball, basketball, football and soccer activities, interactive games and activities, and auto racing computer simulators.
Norfolk, Virginia
Zoo
Virginia Zoological Society in Norfolk, VA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Norfolk, Virginia
Art
Wise Art Gallery in Norfolk, VA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.