Private Events

Make your special day truly historic by celebrating at the Virginia Beach History Museums. The Francis Land House and its grounds as well as the Lynnhaven Colonial Education Center and the grounds of the Lynnhaven House are available for your private party. From an intimate dinner to a corporate retreat, a weekend baby shower to a spectacular wedding and reception, our lush gardens and historic settings are the perfect venue for a memorable event.

Please call (757) 385-5101 or email Rebecca at for more information.


Lynnhaven House and Colonial Education Center
4409 Wishart Road
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455

The Colonial Education Center at the Lynnhaven House is available for use from 5pm-11pm. Rental includes great room, kitchen and restrooms. The historic house is not available for viewing during the rental. The Colonial Education Center accommodates 50 people for a seated dinner and up to 150 people standing with cocktail tables. The Lynnhaven House grounds are available from 9am-11pm. Grounds rental includes the use of the restrooms and kitchen in the Colonial Education Center. Outdoor events accommodate up to 300 people.

Francis Land House
3131 Virginia Beach Boulevard
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452

The cellar of the historic Francis Land House is available for private events from 5pm to 11pm. It accommodates 50 people. The beautifully-landscaped grounds of the Francis Land House accommodate tented events for up to 300 guests. The grounds are available from 9am-11pm. Use of the restrooms and kitchen at the Francis Land House is included in all rentals.

A sample Facility Use Agreement​ is available for download and review. To make a facility rental reservation, or to inquire about rates and availability, please call (757) 385-5100.

Photo Gallery