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Widows Weeds and Hair Wreaths: Victorian Mourning and Funeral Customs

October 8th - How did people mourn the loss of a loved one in the mid-19th century? Bobette Nelson, executive director of the Norfolk Society for Cemetery Cons... Read Entire Article »

29th Annual Christmas Craft Faire in New Location

October 2nd - Get your holiday shopping finished early at the 29th Annual Christmas Craft Faire October 31-November 2, 2014. Sponsored by the Friends of the Virgin... Read Entire Article »


At the heart of the mission of the Virginia Beach History Museums is education. School programs are designed to meet multiple Standards of Learning (SOLs) for elementary grades.  Classes participate in these programs by making a site visit or by having a presentation in their own classroom.

In addition to school programming, the Virginia Beach History Museums offer programs designed for Girls Scouts to earn site patches and meet other badge requirements. Public programs for general audiences are presented throughout the year.