Virginia Beach History Museums

The City of Virginia Beach History Museums include the Thoroughgood House, Francis Land House, Lynnhaven House and Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum. They are a division of the City’s Cultural Affairs Department.

As part of the municipal government of the City of Virginia Beach, the Cultural Affairs Department engages residents and visitors through meaningful arts, heritage, and cultural experiences to connect and strengthen communities.

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Check out this musical piece of history used at Princess Anne County Training School in the 1960s!


Virginia Beach's history is surprisingly broad, and the Virginia Beach History Museums provide memorable experiences for those wishing to discover the true hidden treasures of the Atlantic…