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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Stuck at home? Check out the Hampton History Museum online!

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Climb on board! Discover new ways to enjoy the museum!

The museum may be temporarily closed, but that does not mean you can’t experience our history!

As we all hunker down for the weeks ahead, the museum staff is planning ways for you to discover ...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Hampton History Museum Association Cancels Museum Events through June

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The Hampton History Museum Association, the non-profit affiliated with the Hampton History Museum that underwrites all museum programming through fundraised dollars, has elected to cancel all museum events, including Hampton Heritage Day, and monthly lect...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Cancelled - Gaye Adegbalola: Songs from the Griot - Monday, April 6, 7-8 pm

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This event has been cancelled. It is our hope to reschedule Gaye Adegbalola in the future.

Join us for a special presentation: "Gaye Adegbalola - Songs from the Griot: Using Traditional Blues to Tell Contemporary Stories."

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Cancelled - Hampton Heritage Day - Saturday, May 9, 10 am-6 pm

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We regret that Hampton Heritage Day has been cancelled for 2020. Please look forward to joining us for Hampton Heritage Day 2021.

Overview of EventJoin in commemorating the Native American, European and African cultures, individually, as well as how they h...

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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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