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Hampton History Museum

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120 Old Hampton Ln, Hampton, VA 23669-4096
+1 757-727-1610
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We loved the museum we found it very interesting and we learned a lot of very cool things about... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
bonnieoler
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Wonderful

A very nice facility. The staff was friendly, well informed and professional. Great history display.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Revmike4
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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Opened in 2003, the Hampton History Museum serves to increase the awareness and understanding of the history of Hampton by maintaining an educational and research center for the collection, exhibition, interpretation, preservation and promotion of the vast historic resources of the City.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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120 Old Hampton Ln, Hampton, VA 23669-4096
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+1 757-727-1610
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"educational experience"
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"across the street"
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"space center"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We loved the museum we found it very interesting and we learned a lot of very cool things about Hampton

Thank bonnieoler
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice facility. The staff was friendly, well informed and professional. Great history display.

Thank Revmike4
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hampton History Museum provided a wonderful synopsis of the history of the city of Hampton from the beginning of English settlements to the present day. Lots of interesting historical facts about the town that even as a local I hadn't known about before we toured...More

Thank Carrie H
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Reviewed May 6, 2018

Clean facilities, well developed and clearly presented displays. The staff was helpful and willing to share their stories. Hampton Museum focuses on the development of Hampton and environs. It is across the street of a historic church and cemetery which adds a dimension to the...More

Thank 510dele
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Reviewed March 31, 2018

This museum offers varied community events for the different age groups, which is a big plus for the locals or those visiting from out of town. It is a two level museum that is clean and with many displays covering the history of Hampton, yet...More

Thank Patricia B
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Reviewed March 30, 2018

Did you know Hampton is the SECOND oldest city in the country?? (The oldest is St. Augustine FL.) This place has so much history I never knew about. Take a tour!

Thank upstartll8
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

The museum is centrally located and focuses on local history dating back to before the original colony was settled. There is lots to see and lots to learn. Plan to spend about two hours - and don't miss the second floor!

Thank 349Charles25
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

I want to the History Museum and was pleasantly surprised by the nine permanent galleries sequenced in chronological order highlighting 400 years of the greater Hampton community. The museum provides a setting to walk through time and space and to learn about the circumstances and...More

Thank DrDawna
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Reviewed February 25, 2018

The presentation of the relics and history in this museum are wonderful. You will enjoy each exhibit. If you are in Hampton don't miss it.

Thank Nancy J
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Reviewed February 2, 2018

Very Nice Museum to Visit and get history of the area. All indoor with lots of information. This is a good place for any type of day and good for kids and their education.

Thank Dave B
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