Points of Interest:

Iconic Scenic Lion’s Bridge                                                               1.0 mile

Riverside Regional Medical Center                                                    1.2 miles

Ferguson Center for the Arts                                                              1.3 miles

The Mariner’s Museum and Park                                                       1.6 miles

City Center Newport News                                                                3.5 miles

Oyster Point Area-Shopping and Dining                                            3.6 miles

Newport News/ Williamsburg International Airport                          6.7 miles

The Mariner’s Museum and Park

mariners_museumRight here in Newport News you’ll find one of the world’s largest international maritime history museums filled to the crow’s nest with prized artifacts that celebrate the spirit of seafaring adventure. Explore over 60,000 square feet of gallery space with rare figureheads, handcrafted ship models, Civil War ironclad USS Monitor artifacts, paintings, small craft from around the world, and much more.

100 Museum Drive Newport News, VA 23606
Phone: (757) 596-2222 | Fax: (757) 591-7320 | Email: marketing@marinersmuseum.org

The Virginia War Museum


American military history unfolds at the Virginia War Museum. Outstanding collections of personal artifacts, weapons, vehicles, uniforms, posters and much more trace the development of the U.S. military from 1775 through the present.


9285 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, Virginia 23607
Phone: (757) 247-8523 | Fax: (757) 247-8627

E-mail: info@warmuseum.org

U.S. Army Transportation Museum

usarmytransportationmuseumThe U.S. Army Transportation Museum is devoted entirely to the history of U.S. Army transportation from colonial days to the present. Fort Eustis is a limited access post. This means that you will need to stop at the Guard House near the gate and inform them of your desire to visit the museum. They will issue you a Visitor’s Pass.

300 Washington Blvd. Fort Eustis, VA 23604-5260

Phone: (757) 878-1115

Museum Hours: 9:00 am to 4:40 pm daily.

Closed Mondays and federal holidays and Easter Sunday

Virginia Living Museum

virginia_living_museumDuring your stay in Virginia you’ll want to explore Virginia’s natural heritage by visiting the Virginia Living Museum. The museum gives visitors the opportunity to visit a cypress swamp teeming with alligators and turtles, explore an underground limestone cave, enjoy stunning observatory views, and take a .75-mile hike on an elevated boardwalk with an ocean view. Besides that, visitors to the Virginia Living Museum also get to see native animals in Newport News in their natural habitats and explore native plant gardens. Sign the whole family up, because you can spend an entire day exploring the Virginia Living Museum.


524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. Newport News, VA 23601
Phone: (757) 595-1900 | Fax: (757) 599-4897

Newport News Tourism

Visit the Newport News Tourism web site, and discover what our area has to offer:
Ships, History and the Great Outdoors!



The Newport News Area