History, Science, Specialized
The Camera Heritage Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which houses and displays over 4500 cameras and accessories.
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Nature Centers, Park, Science
The first federally funded lighthouse, was built to guide maritime commerce at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. It is standing near the “First Landing” site where English settlers arrived in 1607. It has stood sentinel since it was completed in 1792. Authorized by George Washington and overseen by Alexander Hamilton. Designed by New York architect John McComb. In active use for nearly a century before being replaced by a new cast iron lighthouse still standing nearby.
Art, History, Nature Centers, Science
The Center in the Square supports the arts and sciences by providing free housing, utilities, maintenance, marketing, and custodial services for seven cultural organizations.
Nature Centers, Planetarium, Science
The planetarium has programs on humankind's placement in the Universe and telescope sessions on some clear nights.
Art, Children's, Nature Centers, Science
Adventure and entertainment abound as children learn through interactive play - sit in an eagle's nest, explore a cave, tinker in the inventor's lab, and more. SOL based and great family fun.
Culture, History, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized, Zoo
The museum no longer operates as a educational facility.