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Hampton History Museum

120 Old Hampton Lane, Hampton, VA 23669
+1 757-727-1610
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Great place for history buffs

The exhibits in this museum show the local history of many cultures. Interesting to me was the... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
edq88222
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Fountain Valley, California
Excellent

This museum displayed one of the best overviews of Hampton and it's area. Very impressed in their... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Eileen B
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New Hampshire
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Opened in 2003, the Hampton History Museum serves to increase the awareness and understanding of the history of Hampton by maintaining an educational and research center for the collection, exhibition, interpretation, preservation and promotion of the vast historic resources of the City.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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120 Old Hampton Lane, Hampton, VA 23669
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

The exhibits in this museum show the local history of many cultures. Interesting to me was the description of the Great Dismal Swamp Wildlife Refuge, which was a haven for escaped slaves.

1  Thank edq88222
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This museum displayed one of the best overviews of Hampton and it's area. Very impressed in their incorporation of all cultures.

Thank Eileen B
Reviewed 10 April 2017

interesting place, went with some friends. nice things to see for all ages. no food or drink sold there or allowed.

Thank bill p
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is a great place to start if you're visiting or have visitors coming to Hampton. It's also a great resource if you're new to the area. You'll find tons of travel brochures and maps for all of coastal Virginia and the Outer Banks of...More

Thank Mrs K
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Come and learn about Hampton's history !! They also have great events every month ranging from musical guests to reinactments of historical events !!!

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 26 October 2016

i went thru this museum so fast because there just isn't enough in there to look at. it doesn't tell all there is to know about this area, just a few details but it's not that interesting. there are no hands on exhibits, nothing to...More

1  Thank Donna I
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I was sponsoring our family reunion, looking for a few extra places and things to do I happen to pass a sign of Hampton History Museum. They offered numerous events, historical places and sites that was visited by my family.

Thank D_mail2man
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This is a wonderful informative display of Hampton history in downtown Hampton. Near the Air and Space museum and a great day to spend in Hampton.

Thank 2muchfun4us
Reviewed 14 August 2016

I toured the museum with my 17-year-old daughter (her idea!). We enjoy history, and had been walking around the area around the museum visiting some of the historic sites. The woman on duty was very friendly and helpful (even asking if we had AAA to...More

1  Thank DDiceRC
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Went to the Hampton History Museum for a special Doctor Who event. It was EXTREMELY busy to see the TARDIS and the Daleks on display. My friend and I went into the exhibit area after seeing the Doctor Who stuff and found a museum that...More

Thank zaltyna4ocean
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