1 Waterside Drive Nauticus Martime Center Norfolk, VA 23510 +1 757 322 2987
Norfolk has a long-standing military tradition, and the Hampton Naval Museum is dedicated to celebrating this rich history. Located inside the Nauticus Maritime Center, the museum also operates the USS Wisconsin exhibit. Featuring uniforms, documents, photos, and other artifacts, history buffs should not miss this treasury of local history.
333 Waterside Drive Norfolk, VA 23510 +1 757 627 7245
The American Rover Tall Ship Cruises offer visitors a unique way to tour the Hampton Roads harbor. Easily visible with its distinctive red sails, tours leave daily, rain or shine, from their dock by Town Point Park. Each tour is narrated and passengers can participate in the ship's operation. See their website for tour times and ticket prices.
101 W Main Street Norfolk, VA 23510 +1 757 625 6606
Located in Downtown Norfolk, on the waterfront, Town Point Park host scores of events throughout the year. Events include the Friday-after-work concert series, Harborfest, Town Point Jazz and Blues festival, and the ever popular Bayou Boogaloo & Cajun Food Festival. The park is situated adjacent to the Waterside Festival Marketplace.
1 Waterside Drive Nauticus Martime Center Norfolk, VA 23510 +1 757 664 1000
Part of the Nauticus Maritime Center, the USS Wisconsin came to Norfolk in 2000. The ship is over 60 years old, first launched in 1943, and is one of the largest battleships ever built by the US Navy. Children and history buffs especially love it, and docents are placed in various spots on board to answer any questions about the ship's colorful history.
1 Waterside Drive Norfolk, VA 23510 +1 757 664 1000
The Nauticus Maritime Center is a huge complex on the waterfront in Downtown Norfolk. The interactive exhibits help visitors explore nautical science, Nofolk's naval history, and marine life. Touch tanks bring you as close as you can get to sea creatures like starfish, anemones, even nurse sharks! Included in the admission price is entrance to the USS Wisconsin, Hampton Naval Museum, and Forecastle Gallery. Check website for admission.
Brambleton Avenue & Bousch Street Norfolk, VA 23510
The Freemason District contains some of the major historical sites in Norfolk. Part of the original plot of land given to Captain Thomas Willoughby in 1636, the streets are cobblestoned, with brick houses and trees lining the sidewalk. Among the many museums and history centers here are the Moses Myers House, Norfolk History Museum, and Hunter House Victorian Museum.
201 East Brambleton Avenue Norfolk, VA 23510 +1 757 664 6464
If variety is what you admire, The Norfolk Scope sure will impress you with its commendable multi-purpose arena. Scope, as the name suggests, serves as an illustrious venue for sports events including hockey and basketball; as also it serves as a mighty recess for concerts. Whatever the show be, you are bound to enjoy every slice of fun that comes complimentary with this 12,600-seater venue. It's a great retreat, indeed!
232 East Main Street Norfolk, VA 23510 +1 800 368 3097 (Toll free)
Apart from the internationally recognized port, which is known to be one of the busiest in the world, Norfolk has a lot for tourists to explore. The financial hub of Southeast Virginia, Norfolk is also very rich in history. Find out the story each tourist sight has to tell, ask the knowledgeable staff in the Visitors Center to guide you. After you have gathered enough information, pick up your back pack, enough cash and lots of energy and you'll be on your way.
215 67th Street Virginia Beach, VA 23451 +1 757 428 3588 /+1 800 333 4499(Toll Free)
Visit Edgar Cayce's A.R.E. to experience personal empowerment and healing at all levels-body, mind, and spirit. Explore the work of Edgar Cayce, one of the most documented psychics of all time and the father of holistic medicine. Founded in 1931 to research and explore transpersonal subjects such as holistic health, ancient mysteries, spirituality, dreams, intuition, and more. There are free film showings, tours, lectures and weekend meditation or ESP demonstration. The center also has a metaphysical library, holistic Health Center & Spa, bookstore & gift shop, meditation garden, stone labyrinth and reflexology walk and hosts conferences and workshops most weekends.
St. Paul's dates back to 1739, making it one of
the oldest original colonial buildings, but the history of the parish goes back even farther than that. Today, visitors to the church can still see a cannonball that was ...
Located in the historic Willoughby Baylor House, which dates back
to the late 18th Century, the Norfolk History Museum hosts interesting exhibitions about all aspects of Norfolk's history. From maritime history to the architectural history of the city, visitors ...
Adam Thoroughgood House is known for being one of the
oldest homes around town. Named after the native community leader, the house was built in 1680 by his grandson. The medieval cottage is an adorable sight with its typical ...