Newport News Information

Newport News is a city where history comes alive at the various historic homes and museums. Also, Newport News is becoming a popular venue for state, regional and national sporting events and championships. With a total of 31 parks and others in the planning stages, with shopping areas and much more attractions, Newport News can't allow you to get bored.

Endview Plantation
362 Yorktown Road, Newport News, VA 23603
757-887-1862
Endview Plantation is dedicated to the restoration, preservation, and interpretation of the Endview Plantation house and grounds, and the explanation of the role of the Civil War in fundamentally altering American culture, society and history. Admission fee is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and groups of minimum 15, $4 for children 7 to 18 and free for children under 7.

The Mariner's Museum
100 Museum Drive, Newport News, VA 23606
757-596-2222
The Mariner's Museum is one of the largest international maritime history museums filled to the crow's nest with artifacts that celebrate the spirit of seafaring adventure. The International Small Craft Center features nearly 150 boats from 36 countries. There are almost always great, new Special Exhibitions at the Museum. The adult fee is $12.50.

Virginia War Museum
9285 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, VA 23607
757-247-8523
At the Virginia War Museum you will be able to see collections of artifacts, weapons, vehicles, uniforms and posters, tracing the development of the U.S. military from 1775 to the present. Galleries include Women at War, Marches Toward Freedom and Visions of War. The adult fee is $6. Discounts are available.

Virginia Living Museum
524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. , Newport News, VA 23601
757-595-1900
At Virginia Living Museum, Virginia's natural heritage comes alive through living exhibits that encompass all the state's geographic regions from the mountains to the ocean. You will find out that each exhibit tells a story. There are several galleries to see and also, indoor and outdoor activities are available. Access fee is $13 for adults and $10 for children.