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Hampton University Museum

11 Frissell St, Hampton University, Hampton, VA 23663-2340
+1 757-727-5308
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We took a day trip from Richmond to this museum because my husband was interested in seeing the... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Barbara S
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Durham, North Carolina, United States
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Beautiful Building with excellent exhibits

This is a museum that had many excellent paintings and sculptures by African and African American... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Alan S
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11 Frissell St, Hampton University, Hampton, VA 23663-2340
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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

We took a day trip from Richmond to this museum because my husband was interested in seeing the William Sheppard collection of Kuba art and artifacts. We were really impressed not only with the collection but with the museum as a whole. In addition to...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2017

This is a museum that had many excellent paintings and sculptures by African and African American Artists. The descriptions of the Artist and the individual pieces are very informative, almost always including the context of what was happening in the USA at the time or...More

Thank Alan S
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Reviewed March 18, 2017

What a wonderful experience our group had at the Hampton University Museum! This is one of Hampton's older buildings on the university campus and is just a beautiful work of architecture! Very well preserved, clean, well organized, well maintained, with a cordial staff! In addition...More

1  Thank Patricia B
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Reviewed August 12, 2016

If you're ever on Hampton's Campus (which is beautiful) please visit the FREE Museum. The museum is so educational and well maintained. The art work is breath-taking and the museum is well organized and clean.

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Reviewed July 25, 2016

This museum is a perfect example of what I like about TripAdvisor. My husband and I were visiting the Hampton area for the weekend and so I went looking for a few activities. That's how I stumbled on this amazing place. It's not huge but...More

1  Thank kleic
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Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

Our family spent a delightful afternoon visiting this wonderful free museum. It was very well organized, highly informative, outstanding mix of quality exhibits from various parts of Africa, Native American history as a boarding school for a wide variety of children, families, and their cultural...More

1  Thank Lucinda N
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Reviewed September 3, 2015

What an amazing collection of African art and the details about where the collection came from were so interesting. Also, got a sense of appreciation as to the link between Hampton University (Institute) and the native American Indians. The museum is free...it is also perfectly...More

Thank Nancy M
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Reviewed May 11, 2015

Gotta check it out, lots of African American and Native American artifacts and exhibits, beautiful building and knowledgable staff!

Thank Ellen D
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Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is a beautiful museum, with a wide range of African American art, and Native American and African collections.

Thank MargaretEFG
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Reviewed March 26, 2015

Truly awesome. The exhibits showed great history from Africans as well as Native Americans. No admission fee. The museum was not too big, but large enough to gain a wonderful experience.

Thank vsconsultingservices
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