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Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum

1113 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3503
+1 757-437-8432
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Interesting unique attraction

This small museum is right on the beach at Virginia Beach. Admission is free for the main rooms and... read more

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Toledo, Ohio
Trove of Virginia Beach History

100% recommend this place. There is no cost although visitors are encouraged to make a donation... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Charlottesville, Virginia
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1113 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3503
Northeast Virginia Beach
+1 757-437-8432
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This small museum is right on the beach at Virginia Beach. Admission is free for the main rooms and there is small fee for the other areas. I was fascinated by the carvings and by the diagrams of the paths that wildfowl take on their...More

Thank spartan66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

100% recommend this place. There is no cost although visitors are encouraged to make a donation. The upstairs exhibits of historic Va Beach photography and other artifacts was our favorite part. We also really enjoyed talking to the carver in-residence on our visit day. My...More

Thank 227GregS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Immediately turned off when we entered the front door of the gift shop where we saw right away the signs on the doors to the gallery saying $2 admission. Not a lot but why is there still a big FREE sight on the outside of...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Virginia Beach Boardwalk is the location for this gem of a museum that features both historic and handmade local decoys used for hunting in the marshes and waters along the Eastern coast. I also liked a handmade dollhouse and some of the maps on...More

Thank kf4daw
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Nice way to pass some time and learn . Staff is very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful and you can watch the volunteer woodcarvers. You can also learn about the history of Virginia Beach.

Thank DJC-MK
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This a a nice place to catch up on the waterfowl and wood carvings with a small store for books and items about the natural history of the area. Woodcarvers volunteer and carve in one of the rooms so you can talk with them about...More

Thank Bob P
Reviewed 20 January 2017

The Wildfowl Museum is free, so it's definitely worth paying a visit if you are on the boardwalk. It's a bit small, and might not be as interesting to someone who isn't a sportsman or wood carver, but I was able to appreciate the beautiful...More

1  Thank Holly J
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We spent a week in Virginia Beach in early November and this was the highlight of our trip. Granted, there is not a lot going on along the Boardwalk when it is chilly and windy. We loved our visit to this cottage. The upstairs is...More

Thank ECO1995
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We have always enjoyed and collected decoys so we knew this was a must. One of the earliest building left right on the beach. Filled with decoys, photos, books other notable items pertaining to wildfowl. And it's FREE. Donations are in order.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The museum was s pleasant surprise, right on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk. We got to watch a decoy making presentation, with a friendly and knowledgeable staff providing really good information on the whole museum. Interesting history lessons about the whole area is presented throughout the...More

1  Thank Dondzi
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