Best Places To See in Newport News

Expert recommended Top 3 Places To See in Newport News, Virginia. All of our places to see face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!


524 J Clyde Morris Boulevard, Newport News, VA 23601

Since 1966

Planetarium/Observatory, Planetarium Shows, Astronomy Information, Animals, Plants, Geology, Wildlife, Field Conservation, Seafood Watch, Dark Sky, Virginia Green, Cafe, Store, Group Laser Show, Birthday Parties, Weddings, Outdoors, Dinners/Receptions, Civil War Guide, Spring/Summer Tours & Adults Program

The Virginia Living Museum connects visitors to the natural world and showcases 250 live animal species native to Virginia in their indoor and outdoor exhibits. See spectacular views of the sun from the observatory and travel the universe in the state-of-the-art digital planetarium. Visitors can view 700 plant and animal species including the red wolf, bobcat, otter and bald eagle. Discover native Virginia animals in naturalized habitats including a limestone cave, mountain cove and cypress

ArrivalList Winner 2018 top Zoo - Wildlife Park as most visited places award with Virginia Tourism Coastal VA 2018 Best Museum Overall Gold Winner

Price: Adults $34
Children (ages 3-12) $29
VLM members $12

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Mon - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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100 Museum Drive, Newport News, VA 23606

Since 1930

Youth Groups, Adult Learners, Events Calendar, Shops, Schools, Video Conferencing, Private, Stores, Education and Summer Programs, Students, Group Tours, Dining Options, Food, Explorers Theater, Activities for Kids, Shopping, Craft Beer Festival, Exhibitions & Lectures

The 17,500 square foot facility houses a collection that features nearly 150 boats from 42 countries and is one of the few truly internationally focused collections in the world. 550 acres of privately maintained, naturally wooded property that offers a quiet and serene place to walk, run, or picnic. The Museum has over 35,000 maritime artefacts, including ship models, paintings and small craft

Discount: Admission to the Museum is only $1 per person View Deal

Price: 3D Movie Prices:
Adult $6
Member $5
Child 3 and under $2

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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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9285 Warwick Boulevard, Newport News, VA 23607

Since 1923

Fowler Gallery of Arms, Exhibitions, Educational Programs, Prisoner of War, America and War Collections, Kids Camp, Women at War, Axis Powers, Marches Toward Freedom, Evolution of Weaponry, Visions of War, Outreach, Berlin Wall Exhibit, Museum Manners, Field Trip Planning & Rental Facility

Free admission for children under 7 AAA members. The museum displays outstanding collections of personal artefacts, weapons, vehicles, uniforms, posters and much more which trace the development of the U.S. military from 1775 through the present. Free parking available. Provides a variety of areas within the museum. Opportunities are in such areas as collections, education, library/archives, and program/tour docents

Price: Adult $8
Senior citizen (62+) & active duty military w/ ID $7
Child ages 7-18 $6

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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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