Hours & Admission

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Our historic destinations are perfect for family or group tours and provide beautiful and unique settings for your wedding, meeting or reception. All our sites are easily accessible from I-264. Special events are always on the calendar for the history museums. Check out our upcoming events or call for information.​


Our Locations


Thoroughgood House

1636 Parish Road
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455
(757) 385-5100

Available for group tours with advance reservations​

Hours: Closed while new visitor center is constructed.
Grand Opening: 10am, Thursday, February 22, 2018​

February 22 - 24: 10 am – 4 pm, Thursday – Saturday
March - June: 10 am – 4 pm, Thursday - Saturday

Note: The last tour begins at 3:30pm​


Francis Land House

3131 Virginia Beach Boulevard
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452
(757) 385-5100

Available for group tours with advance reservations

Hours: November & December: 10 am – 4 pm Thursday - Sunday
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve
January: closed all month
February: 10am - 4pm Thursday - Sunday
March & April: 10 am – 4 pm, Thursday & Friday;
12 noon – 4 pm, Saturday March 3, 10, 24, April 14, 21, 28
10 am – 4 pm, Saturday March 17 & April 7
May & June: 10 am – 4 pm, Thursday - Saturday

Note: The last tour begins at 3:30pm​


Lynnhaven House

4409 Wishart Road
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455
(757) 385-5100

Available for group tours with advance reservations

Hours: ​Cl​osed to replaster the north and south walls, repoint mortar, update the electrical systems, and update the HVAC system.​​


Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum

5100 Cleveland Street
Inside Renaissance Academy
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462
(757) 385-5100

Available for group tours with advance reservations

Hours: 10 am – 4 pm Tuesday, Wednesday, and one Saturday a month:
2017: Nov. 4, & Dec. 9
2018: Saturdays to be determined
Closed January 2018​

Note: This museum is closed when Virginia Beach Public Schools are closed, including the week of Spring Break.

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Admissions

Admission for Francis Land House or Lynnhaven House: Adults: $8.00; Seniors: $7.00; Students: $5.00 (including college students with school ID); Those under age 6 are free.

Admission to Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum is free.

Group rates are available for groups of 10 or more with 14 days' advance notice. Call (757) 385-5100 for prices and reservations.

Choose Your Museum

Department of Aquarium & Museums

3131 Virginia Beach Blvd.

Virginia Beach, VA 23452

(757) 385-5100

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