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The oldest naval port in the United States that offers guided tours.
1530 Gilbert St, Norfolk, VA 23511-2730
+1 757-444-7955
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very interesting and educational. Go through many parts of the ship and picture how life was for those aboard.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JudithK1402
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a teen aged sailor was home ported at Norfolk,Portsmouth and Little Creek. while serving on an aircraft carrier and an attack transport. The Naval Station today remains a significant symbol of excellence as do the ships at its piers. Returning 60 years after first...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank horizonseeker2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So amazing to see the Naval Fleet on the way here and to enjoy the wonderful information and exhibits in this beautiful facility - and it is free! I have been on a number of cruises but the biggest cruise ship I have ever seen...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank harpellroad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a bus driving tour of the naval station. One of the naval officers was our guide and we went all over the base. We saw some of the large boats in dock being repaired, we saw some of the plane and helicopters, as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank amysG8179GO
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

America's largest naval port. This is a navy town all the way. Take the boat tour that goes out amongst the navy ships and points out all of the different types and sizes etc.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank mcmac53
Reviewed October 4, 2018

After going to the visitnorfolk.com site, my husband and I decided to do the 50 minute drive to do the tour. We read over the requirements before leaving and knew we needed photo id. We arrived and were turned away because we were told we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Iris M
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We took a victory tour while on vacation and this was amazing. Full of fun facts and opportunity to see all sorts of ships. Really need to have binoculars with you. We got to see a attack sub leaving port. Lots of military escorts to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Al B
Reviewed September 21, 2018

It's always nice to visit Norfolk Naval Station when passing through. The staff on the base are always nice and of course you feel so safe on the installation.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank joycelynb104
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

What a great tour seniors got in for five dollars a person it is a van/bus tour it is about 45 minutes it is worth it if you do get a tour guide that has knowledge our tour guide did have knowledge the bus driver...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank paws0810
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

The bus tour was quite informative, and there was plenty to see, from ships to planes to buildings - admirals row was lovely! Price for the tour was reasonable as well. Note - if you have a metal joint replacement be sure to bring your...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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November 1, 2018|
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Response from 719cromero | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know! Call the airport in Norfolk for answer!
August 18, 2018|
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Response from sandy37705 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but if you know someone that is Active Duty they probably could get you in.
August 18, 2018|
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Response from Alison M | Reviewed this property |
Your ID card will get you on base - you can go to the tour office and ask about a carrier tour - I'm not sure how those work out but they may be able to schedule one. The tour office (off Hampton BLVD near Pass and ID) will... More