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Hampton History Museum

  1. Hampton One: Working, Building and Racing on the Water exhibit

    June 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - December 31, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Hampton History Museum

    This dynamic photo and artifact-rich experience 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 sailboat, and the competitive sailing culture that grew out of it.

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  2. Apollo Moon Landing 50th Anniversary

    July 20, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Air Power Park

    Join us at Air Power Park for a day of family fun exploring Hampton’s contributions to space flight and man’s first steps on the moon, and be among the first to see the fully restored “Little Joe” rocket! In celebration of NASA’s 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Program, NASA Langley Research Center will provide hands-on activities and exhibits focusing on its contributions to the Apollo program, plans to return to the Moon and the Artemis program. Enjoy interactive programs. Create spacecraft with LEGOs. Leave your mark on a scale model of a Saturn 5 rocket. Get a kick out of shooting a stomp rocket into the sky. Learn more about the role of "Human Computers" at NASA. See historic footage of the 1969 moon landing, and hear about NASA's plans to return to the moon in 2024. Enter raffles to win a Katherine Johnson Barbie Doll or NASA LEGO kits. Receive free NASA publications and mementos while supplies last!

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