Get your tickets for History Museums tours, events and programs at our new ticketing website:

Visit our new ticketing web page to reserve you admission, now! Email vbhistory@vbgov.com, or call 757-385-5100, if you have any questions.

The Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Alumni and Friends Association, in partnership with the Virginia Beach Cultural Affairs Department, proudly present the 2023 Veterans Day commemoration, “A Veteran’s Story,” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum (PACTS/UKHS), 5100 Cleveland St., in honor of those who have served in the United States military.

Guests can tour the PACTS/UKHS Museum, meet school alumni, and connect with local military veterans during this free special event. This year’s program is headlined by a distinguished keynote speaker, U.S. Air Force Major (Ret.) Earl Johnson, who is now director of the American Independence Youth Leadership Conference, a panel of distinguished veterans sharing their narratives and opening audience discussion.

Additional special guests, refreshments, and opportunities for veterans to connect with their fellow veterans and learn about available veteran services will be available. Music will be provided by Symphonicity's traveling ensemble.

Event is free and open to the public, and registration is now open online. If you have any questions about this event, or other Virginia Beach History Museums events and tours, please call 757-385-5100 or email vbhistory@vbgov.com.

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 the Virginia Beach History Museums, provides contract management for the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, serves as the liaison with Virginia MOCA, the ViBe Creative District, and the Virginia African American Cultural Center, 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, Francis Land House, Lynnhaven House, and Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum, and 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.vbmuseums.org for more information, and follow @VBHistoryMuseums on Facebook and Instagram, and @VBHistMuseums on X, formerly known as Twitter, to stay up to date on all the events and news from Virginia Beach History Museums.

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