The best museums in Virginia Beach in December 2023

These are the top 5 best museums in Virginia Beach, United States, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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Looking for the best museums in Virginia Beach? These are the best ones:

  1. Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Centers1

    Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Centers

    Virginia Beach, VA
  2. Military Aviation Museum2

    Military Aviation Museum

    Virginia Beach, VA
    The Military Aviation Museum, located in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is renowned for its extensive collection of warbirds that are still in flying condition. The collection includes aircraft from various countries such as Germany, France, Italy, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The time span of the collection is impressive, ranging from World War I to the early 1950s. This provides a comprehensive overview of the evolution of military aviation during this period.
  3. Adam Thoroughgood House3

    Adam Thoroughgood House

    Virginia Beach, VA
    The Thoroughgood House, previously known as the Adam Thoroughgood House, is a historic brick house situated at 1636 Parish Road, in the Thoroughgood neighborhood of Virginia Beach, Virginia. Constructed around the year 1719, this house stands as a testament to the architectural style of the early 18th century.
  4. Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum4

    Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum

    Virginia Beach, VA
    The Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum is a significant institution that honors and preserves the rich maritime heritage of Virginia, its coastal communities, and the history of the United States Lifesaving Service and the United States Coast Guard along the Atlantic coast. The museum provides a deep dive into the past, showcasing the evolution of these services and their crucial role in the nation's history.
  5. Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum5

    Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum

    Virginia Beach, VA
    The De Witt Cottage, also known as Holland Cottage and Wittenzand, is a historic home located at Virginia Beach, Virginia. This two-story, 'L' shaped oceanfront brick cottage was built in 1895 and is surrounded on three sides by a one-story porch. It features Queen Anne style decorative detailing, a full basement, and a hipped roof with dormers.

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