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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Build the City - January 19, 10 am - 2 pm

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Children will become architects and engineers as the Hampton
History Museum hosts the 4th Annual “Build the City” event on Saturday, January19 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Hampton Roads Convention Center.

This free family frie...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

"1619: Virginia’s First Africans" FAQs and Report Available online

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In preparation of statewide and national commemorations of the 400th anniversary of the 1619 arrival of the first Africans at Point Comfort in Hampton, VA, the Hampton History Museum has added a series of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), and a report &a...

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

History Museum needs boxes for January's 'Build the City' at convention center

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Nov. 27, 2018 - The Hampton History Museum is looking for cardboard boxes for the upcoming “Build The City” event at the Hampton Roads Convention Center. The whole family is invited to join the fun on Saturday, Jan. 19. Come show your ...

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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: 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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