**UPDATE ON OPERATIONS OF THE PORTSMOUTH MUSEUMS REGARDING THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS**

Out of an abundance of caution and due to novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), all City of Portsmouth’s Department of Museums (including the Children’s Museum of Virginia, the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, the Lightship Portsmouth Museum, the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum, and the Portsmouth Colored Community Library Museum) are closed to the general public. Please be advised that despite media reports of museum openings in the Commonwealth, all Portsmouth Museums will remain closed until further notice.

Please stay tuned for updates as they become available on our museum website.

MUSEUM HOURS

We are temporarily closed due to Covid-19.

Closed Mondays (except Monday holidays) after Labor Day (September 2) 2019 through Memorial Day, (May 25) 2020

Sunday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

ADMISSION

Members: Free
Adults (Ages 18 & up):
 $11
Children (Ages 2-17): $10 | Children Under 2: Free
Military and Seniors: $10

AAA Discount: $1 off admission per person

EVENTS & HAPPENINGS

BIRTHDAY PARTIES & EVENT RENTALS

The Children’s Museum of Virginia is temporarily closed due to COVID-19 and we are not able to accept group visit, outreach, birthday party or facility rental requests at this time. We are updating our offerings and will share that information here once we can accept...

Welcome!

The Children’s Museum of Virginia is a place where families and caregivers with children ages 1-11 are encouraged to imagine, explore, and discover together through play. Children step inside a world where bubbles grow bigger than they are, where the forces of energy electrify and spark their imagination, where they can be a farmer, a banker, a scientist, a stargazer and more.

Beazley Planetarium

Planetarium Schedule

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