• Welcome


    The Hampton Roads Naval Museum is an accredited museum operated by the United States Navy that celebrates the 239 years history of the fleet in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia. We are located on the second floor of Nauticus in beautiful downtown Norfolk, Virginia.

    The images you see on this site, represent some of the historic events, artifacts, and people that are the focus of HRNM's mission.

  • a girl enjoying our boat building activity

    Fall/Winter Hours

    The Hampton Roads Naval Museum is operating under fall/winter hours:

    Closed Monday
    Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Sunday from Noon to 5 p.m.

    As always, admission is FREE!

  • Download the museum app!

    Museum Now Has An App

    The FREE app provides visitors with more historical content on artifacts, links guests to a calendar of future family friendly events, makes it easy for guests to follow the museum Blog and offers links to the Hampton Roads Naval Museum’s social media outlets.

    It has never been easier to keep up with free museum events and carry over 200 years of naval history in your pocket.

    Go to iTunes Store or Google Play to download the app.