Exhibits at the VWM

View galleries, vehicles and exhibits showcasing the war efforts of America throughout history.

Educational Programs

Take part in a variety of visual arts, multi-media, hands-on learning and critical thinking exercises.

Kids Camp Programs

The Virginia War Museum is offering the following interactive children’s camps.

Revolutionary War Camp at Newport News Park

July 26-30, 2021

Revolutionary War skirmishes and minor battles occurred throughout Hampton Roads until the war ended with victory at Yorktown. This year, campers will explore different aspects of the Revolution in Tidewater, including local conflicts, the role of the Colonial Navy, and the daily lives of soldiers and citizens. We will take advantage of the resources of Newport News Park for fun, hands-on activities that bring the American Revolution to life. Ages 8 to 15 are eligible to sign up


Two five day sessions will be offered, July 12 – July 16 and July 26 -30, hours are 9AM to 4PM. The cost is $165.00 per camper. Before camp care (8AM – 9AM) and/or after camp care (4PM – 5PM) is available. The cost is $20.00 for Before OR After care and $35.00 for Before AND After care. There is a $25.00 discount on tuition for more than one child enrolled from the same family. For a link to online registration visit https://apm.activecommunities.com/nnparksrectourism/Home and search Revolutionary War. For additional information email nnhistoricsites@nnva.gov or call 757-247-8523.

Copyright ©2021 Newport News, VA. All rights reserved. Website designed and powered by Eyepinch Web Design Services