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Hampton History Museum

Posted on: January 12, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Hampton History Museum and Air Power Park Building Available by Appointment Only

Square of Allen in the Galleries with mask on

Hampton, VA—As COVID-19 rates continue to increase in Hampton and the region, Hampton city offices and buildings will begin to require appointments for residents and others who need to conduct business with the city as of Wednesday, Jan. 13. The Hampton History Museum and Air Power Park will be closed to regular traffic.

However, it will be available for appointments for the following:
•           Appointments to access Museum galleries for self-guided tours – call 757-727-1102

•           Appointments to access the visitors center – call 757-727-1102

•           The gift shop will be closed until further notice

The public can still enjoy viewing the restored aircraft and space vehicles that are outside at Air Power Park, however the geodesic dome at Air Power Park will be closed to regular traffic. However, it will be available for guests to access the facilities and do self-guided tours by calling 757-726-0650. No more than one small group/individual will be allowed in the facilities at one time. 

View our videos online!
Since March, we have been busy creating an array of videos for you to enjoy at home or on the go offering history and entertainment. These range from lectures and musical performances to short gallery talks with the curator, as well as presentations from our museum educator providing demonstrations and background on a variety of interesting subjects. We are constantly adding new material for you to find under our Videos tab on our Facebook page, on the museum's YouTube playlist, and at our website,

Hampton History Museum | 120 Old Hampton Lane | Hampton, VA 23669 | 757-727-1102
Hours by appointment only: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 9 am-4 pm: Sunday, Wednesday, 1-4 pm

Air Power Park | 413 W Mercury Blvd | Hampton, VA 23666 | 757-726-0650
Outdoor displays of restored aircraft and spacecraft open daily sunrise to sunset.
Indoor display hours by appointment only: Monday-Sunday, 9 am-3 pm

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