Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Newport News

Mariners' Museum

One of the biggest, most comprehensive maritime museums in the world. The on-site USS Monitor Center houses parts of the Civil War–era Monitor, one of the world's first ironclad warships, as well as a huge number of…
Top Choice Museum in Norfolk

Chrysler Museum of Art

A glorious setting for an eclectic collection of artifacts from ancient Egypt to the present day, including works by Henri Matisse, Albert Bierstadt, Georgia O'Keeffe, Jackson Pollock and Andy Warhol, and an expansi…
Museum in Norfolk

Nauticus

This massive, interactive, maritime-themed museum has exhibits on undersea exploration, aquatic life of the Chesapeake Bay and US Naval lore. The museum's highlight is clambering around the decks and inner corridors…
Museum in Norfolk

Naval Station Norfolk

The world's largest navy base, and one of the busiest airfields in the country. Hampton-based company Tidewater Touring works with the base to offer 45-minute bus tours conducted by naval personnel; tours must be bo…
Museum in Newport News

Virginia Living Museum

A fine introduction to Virginia's terrestrial and aquatic life, set in naturalistic ecosystems. The complex comprises open-air animal enclosures, an outdoor dinosaur discovery trail, an aviary, gardens, and a planet…