Museums

June 4, 2021

Naval Shipyard Museum re-opens

New Hours, New Exhibits, and New Stories Portsmouth's Naval Shipyard Museum opened its doors in 1949 on...

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June 3, 2021

What’s New at the Children’s Museum of Virginia

Children's Museum of Virginia re-opens The Children's Museum of Virginia re-opens post quarantine on June 9, 2021,...

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May 19, 2021

Virginia Watercolor Society 2021 Exhibition Comes to Portsmouth

Statewide Watercolor Exhibition in Hampton Roads Virginia Watercolor Society 2021 Exhibition Portsmouth, VA: The Virginia Watercolor Society...

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May 28, 2020

Small Town Waterfront Getaway in Portsmouth, VA

As the state slowly begins to open its doors again, Portsmouth is taking care and caution to...

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April 13, 2020

The Fresnel Lens on the Portsmouth Seawall

The Hog Island Fresnel Lighthouse Lens on the Portsmouth Seawall [caption id="attachment_1405" align="alignleft" width="225"] Fresnel Lens on...

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March 25, 2020

Disney’s “The Finest Hours” and the Portsmouth Lightship...

LV-101’s Most Famous Crewman Seaman Ervin Maske and the Wreck of the Pendleton  By Ross Patterson II,...

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March 7, 2020

10 Things To Do In Portsmouth, Virginia This...

Portsmouth in the Spring Springtime is a lovely time to visit Portsmouth.  The temperate climate along the...

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March 4, 2020

First Saturdays at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum

Visiting the Museum Come “sea” history at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum at 2 High St. in...

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March 3, 2020

The Lightship Portsmouth Reveals New Stories in 2020

Lightship Portsmouth Re-Opens For Tours By Diane L. Cripps, Curator of the History Division, Portsmouth Museums  ...

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February 24, 2020

Children’s Museum of Virginia Celebrates 40 Years

The Children’s Museum of Virginia Celebrates Huge Milestone – It’s turning 40! Museum Plans Special Events and...

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February 18, 2020

The Portsmouth Colored Community Library Museum – Black...

Baseball Leads Way in Local Desegregation The importance of Black History and the contributions made by African-Americans...

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February 12, 2020

A Post Such As Portsmouth – 1781

March 28 and 29 Re-Enactment - A Post Such As Portsmouth - British Operations in Hampton Roads,...

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