Hampton Roads is home to hundreds of museums; big, small, mainstream, niche and about any subject one might imagine. This is not necessarily a page about all museums in all cities. This page primarily links to the museums that might come to mind for all of those times when your friend visiting from out of town asks you "What museums are nearby? Where should we go?"

Name City About
Battleship Wisconsin Norfolk Military, Navy
Children's Museum Portsmouth Education, Kid's Fun
Chrysler Museum Norfolk Art
Mariners' Museum Newport News Maritime
McArthur Memorial Norfolk Military, Person
Military Aviation Museum Virginia Beach Military, Aviation
Nauticus Norfolk Military, Navy
Virginia Aquarium Virginia Beach Marine Science
Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art Virginia Beach Art
Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum Portsmouth Sports