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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Outside the Box: 180 years of American Cigar Box Music - Facebook Live, Wednesday, July 15, 7 pm!

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Join us for our first virtual Front Porch Music Series Event on the Hampton History Museum’s Facebook page!

Homemade instruments have been played in Virginia since the earliest days of our country, but it was the lowly wooden cigar box that becam...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

History Matters - Message from the Director

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As we live through events that affect the course of history, it feels like a tide is sweeping us along; challenging our understanding of the forces at play. At the History Museum, we believe the tool we must use to navigate these hidden currents is the po...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Hampton History Museum and Air Power Park have reopened!

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As part of the City of Hampton’s overall reopening strategy, the Hampton History Museum, and Air Power Park have reopened to the public with reduced hours on Monday, June 8. The museum’s other management property, the Hampton Carousel,...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

"Clips with the Curator" Virtual Tours - online now!

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We miss seeing you! Since you can’t come to us, we have begun sharing a series of “Clips with the Curator,” two to four minute videos, on Facebook , Instagram  and Twitter!

Now featured are tour highlights of...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

ReLaunching Air Power Park! See what's restored, renewed, refreshed!

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ReLaunching Air Power ParkAir Power Park | 413 W. Mercury Boulevard | Hampton, VA 23669 | 757-726-0650What exactly is ReLaunching Air Power Park? ReLaunching Air Power Park is not an event, but rather a refreshed and reinvigorated way experiencin...

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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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