VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (July 27, 2021) –The Virginia Beach History Museums are adding Sunday afternoon tours to the current Thoroughgood House public tour schedule starting on Sunday, August 1.
Sunday tours will run every 45 minutes from 1 p.m.- 5 p.m., with the last tour beginning at 4:15 p.m.
Thursday, Friday and Saturday tours from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. will also now run every 45 minutes, with the last tour beginning at 3:15 p.m. Thursday evening tours will remain as currently scheduled, running every 30 minutes from 5:30 p.m.- 8 p.m. All tours are FREE and open to the public. No advanced registration or admission is required.
In accordance with updated federal, state and local health and safety guidance, visitors who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will no longer have to wear a mask while visiting the Thoroughgood House. Visitors who have yet to be vaccinated, or are only partially vaccinated, will still be required to wear a mask or face covering during their tours.
ABOUT THE CITY OF VIRGINIA BEACH CULTURAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT:
The Cultural Affairs Department engages residents and visitors through meaningful arts, heritage, and cultural experiences to connect and strengthen communities. The Department assists and directs the Virginia Beach Arts & Humanities Commission, coordinates the City's Public Art Program, oversees Virginia Beach History Museums, provides contract management for the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, serves as the liaison with Virginia MOCA and the ViBe Creative District, and serves as a resource to local arts and humanities organizations.
ABOUT THE CITY OF VIRGINIA BEACH HISTORY MUSEUMS:
The City of Virginia Beach History Museums include the Thoroughgood House, the Francis Land House, the Lynnhaven House, and Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum. They are part 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. Visit www.museumsvb.org for more information, and follow @VBHistoryMuseums on Facebook and Instagram, and @VBHistMuseums on Twitter, to stay up to date on all the events and news from Virginia Beach History Museums.