Hampton Roads Naval Museum
1 Waterside Dr
(2nd floor, Nauticus)
Norfolk, VA 23510
Downtown Norfolk Council Member
CATEGORY: Museums & Historic Homes
HOURS: Memorial Day-Labor Day: 10:00am-5:00pm; Rest of the year: Closed Mon; Tues-Sat, 10:00am-5:00pm; Sun, Noon-5:00pm
The Hampton Roads Naval Museum is an official museum of the United States Navy and reports to the Naval History and Heritage Command in Washington, D.C. The museum is dedicated to the study of 235 years of naval history in the Hampton Roads region. The museum assists the City of Norfolk and Nauticus: The National Maritime Center with docent training and management of the small artifact collection concerning the battleship Wisconsin. Visit Nauticus for general information related to operations and status of battleship Wisconsin. The Hampton Roads Naval Museum has been accredited by the American Association of Museum. Click here for more information about this honor. The museum is located inside Nauticus in downtown Norfolk, Virginia. Closed New Years, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day. Admission is free.