Virginia Beach has a rich history
beginning with the first landing at Cape Henry in 1607!
Thus there are many historic houses, places, and museums to explore
that were part of the former Princess Anne County
and now part of the City of Virginia Beach
Check out some of the places to see!
Historic Houses, Historic Sites, and Museums
The Georgian Style 1759 white brick house know as
The House is occupied by live-in tenants and is therefore open on a limited basis:
$5.00 for Adults
$3.00 for Students through High School
You can contact us by email or by calling (757) 491-3490 for more information or to arrange special group tours.
(We do not rent the house for special events or weddings)
The City of Virginia Beach owns or operates several of the Historic Houses and places including:
The Adam Thoroughgood House
The Lynnhaven House
The Francis Land House
Union Kempsville High School Museum
The Ferry Plantation house is owned by the city but operated by the Friends of Ferry Plantation
These houses often have city sponsored special programs and events.
When possible we list events at the Historic Houses and also programs at museums like the
Old Coast Guard Station
but you will need to contact these places individually for up to date program information!
- Historic Sites
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2040 Potters Road, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23454
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