Virginia Living Museum
Explore Virginia's natural heritage from the mountains to the sea with live exhibits that look back at you. Transport yourself to the steamy world of a cypress swamp, complete with alligators and snapping turtles.
Virginia Air & Space Center
Take flight to the Virginia Air & Space Center in Hampton, the birthplace of America's space program and the official visitor center for NASA Langley Research Center. Your imagination will soar as you launch a rocket, pilot a shuttle and try on wings to feel the lift that makes things fly.
Places of Interest
Historic Yorktown Virginia
Immerse yourself in 300 years of history and enjoy the village streets and paths or overlook the York River. Here you can experience 18th century homes and revolutionary battlefields. Picturesque streets are the backdrop for art galleries, antique and specialty shops. Visit the museums offering hands on programs and exhibits.
The Historic Area of Colonial Williamsburg stretches over 301 acres, and includes 88 original 18th-century structures. Hundreds of houses, shops and public outbuildings are reconstructed on their original foundations. Some buildings are open to the public, while others are private residences and administrative offices.
Experience the story of America's beginnings at Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center. Through film, artifact-filled galleries and outdoor living history, these museums engage visitors in nearly two centuries of our nation's history - from the founding of America's first permanent English settlement in 1607 to the decisive Revolutionary War victory in 1781 and implementation of the Constitution and Bill of Rights.