Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum

2 High St.
Portsmouth, VA 23705- Map It
(757) 393-8591

AAA Editor Notes

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum is at 2 High St. on the Elizabeth River waterfront. Emphasizing the Portsmouth-Norfolk area’s role, paintings, models and exhibits trace the history of the U.S. Navy. Noteworthy are the models of the CSS Virginia and the U.S. Delaware, the nation’s first dry-docked ship. Note: The museum is closed for renovations until early 2017; phone ahead for updates.
Fri.-Sun. (includes Lightship Portsmouth Museum) $4; $3 (ages 62+ and active military with ID); $2 (ages 2-17). Tues.-Thurs. $2; $1.50 (ages 62+ and active military with ID); $1 (ages 2-17). Prices may vary; phone ahead.
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-5. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas.