Visit: Hours, Admission, Directions, Parking


Closed Monday after Labor Day except for Monday holidays and special events. Open Mondays between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

Tues – Thurs: 9 am – 5 pm
Fri & Sat: 9 am – 5 pm
Sun: 11 am – 5 pm

Location, Parking

221 High Street
Portsmouth, Virginia 23704
Phone: 757-393-5258

Convenient parking is located close by at the County Street Parking Garage, which is located directly behind the museum, and Middle Street Parking Garage. Parking at both locations is $1 per hour Monday through Friday and free on weekends and holidays.


Adults (18 & up):
Ages 2-17:
Military and Seniors:

Children under two free

AAA Discount: $1 off admission per person

Buy Tickets Here

Members: Free

All major credit cards accepted

Children must be supervised at all times. You must be 18 years or older to accompany a child into the museum. Parents/ Caregivers are responsible for their children’s behavior.

Please Note: Food and/or drinks are not permitted in the Museum.

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Beazley Planetarium


Tuesday- Friday:

1:00 -Dinosaurs at Dusk

2:00 –  Skywatchers of Africa

3:00 – Dinosaurs at Dusk


11:00 – Dinosaurs at Dusk

12:00 – Skywatchers of Africa

2:00 – Dinosaurs at Dusk

3:00 – Skywatchers of Africa


12:00 – Dinosaurs at Dusk

3:00 – Skywatchers of Africa

Gift Shop

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