Naval History and Heritage Command

Hampton Roads Naval Museum

About the Museum

Local History. World Events. 

Jamestown Exposition, Hampton Roads, Virginia, 1907.
Caption: Warships at anchor, during the fleet review. 14 U.S. Navy Battleships are in line across the center, with foreign warships astern.

The Hampton Roads Naval Museum is an official museum of the United States Navy and reports to the Naval History and Heritage Command in Washington, D.C. The museum is dedicated to the study of over 240 years of naval history in the Hampton Roads region. The museum assists the City of Norfolk and Nauticus with docent training and management of the small artifact collection concerning the battleship Wisconsin.

Additional financial support comes from the Hampton Roads Naval Historical Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation. Visit for information and how you can join us as a member!

Visit for general information related to operations and status of battleship Wisconsin.

The Hampton Roads Naval Museum is accredited by the American Association of Museum. See for more information about this honor.


Hampton Roads Naval Museum
One Waterside Drive Ste 248
Norfolk, VA 23510-1607
Phone: 757-322-2987
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Published: Wed Jan 03 10:19:19 EST 2018