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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Civil War Journey: The Maps and Sketches of Private Robert Sneden - Exhibit now open!

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“Civil War Journey: The Maps and Sketches of Private Robert Sneden,” a touring exhibition organized by the Virginia Museum of History & Culture, is on view in the museum's second floor gallery.

Eyewitness accounts and images from th...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

Winter Whimsy at the Hampton Carousel - December 4-30

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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!

Winter operating hours:10 am-5 pm, Tuesday-Sunday throu...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

Holly Days Open House - Saturday, December 8, 10 am-4 pm

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As part of Hampton Holly Days weekend, you can enjoy heirloom ornament making, live holiday music, train displays, face painting and more family fun to get you in the spirit of the season. Christmas music from Liberty Baptist Church from 12-2:30 pm, and a...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

Selfies with Santa at the Hampton Carousel - Saturday, December 8, 1-6 pm

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Festively decorated for the season, the historic Hampton Carousel welcomes youngsters of all ages to share their holiday wishes and snap “Selfies with Santa,” and enjoy a free candy cane. Our friends from "A Mile of Smiles" w...

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

"NASA: Hampton Takes Flight"

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The story of Hampton’s leading role in aeronautics and space exploration is presented in the exhibit “NASA: Hampton Takes Flight.” 

In this update to the museum’s Hampton History Galleries, visitors can expe...

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

Rekindle old memories, or make new ones on the Hampton Carousel!

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Take a Spin Back in Time!Experience the nostalgic thrill of a ride on the historic 1920 carousel from the much-beloved Buckroe Beach Amusement Park. Restored to her original splendor, she still boasts 48 original carved horses.

Operated by the Hampton Hist...

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