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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Winter Whimsy at the Hampton Carousel - now through December 29!

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Make new holiday memories while enjoying festively adorned horses and the historic Hampton Carousel decked out for the season, along with special carousel organ-type Christmas music. Free Candy Canes! Get your carousel fix before we close for the season!

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Holly Days Open House - Saturday, December 14, 10 am - 4 pm

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Hampton History Museum “Holly Days Open House” and “Selfies with Santa” at the Hampton Carousel Lead Up to Hampton Holly Days Parade on December 14 

Part of Hampton Holly Days Weekend

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Selfies With Santa - Saturday, December 14, 1-6 pm!

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Enjoy Free carousel rides, face painting and candy canes!As part of Hampton Holly Days weekend, the historic Hampton Carousel welcomes youngsters of all ages to share holiday wishes and snap “Selfies with Santa” from 1-6 pm, Saturday, ...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Country Christmas Spectacular - Wednesday, December 18, 6-8 pm

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Take part in our Holiday Ho-ho-hoedown! Celebrate in hip Hee-Haw style with some of the region’s most innovative Americana musicians: swamp blues duo Roebuck; honky-tonk angel Gina Dalmas of the Heartstompers; classic country singer/songwriter J...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

"Hampton One: Working, Building, and Racing on the Water," on view now!

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This artifact-rich exhibition explores Hampton's integral ties to, and love of, the water that surrounds the city, its seafood and maritime heritage, and passion for sailing as embodied in the locally developed Hampton One-Design sailboat, and the competi...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

"1619: Virginia’s First Africans" FAQs and Report Available online

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In preparation of statewide and national commemorations of the 400th anniversary of the 1619 arrival of the first Africans at Point Comfort in Hampton, VA, the Hampton History Museum has added a series of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), and a report &a...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Take a spin back in time on the historic Hampton Carousel!

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Take a Spin Back in Time!

Located in Carousel Park and operated by the Hampton History Museum, the former Buckroe Beach carousel, one of the City of Hampton’s most treasured historic assets, is open for the season.

Built in 1920, the carousel is completely ...

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