attractions & museums

Newport News' historical attractions and museums, architectural and historical landmarks, sporting, camping, fishing opportunities and natural parks are exceptional enough to attract experts, but they're available for everyone to enjoy. Take a step back in time during our Civil War re-enactments, enjoy free events and festivals year-round or take a look at one of our suggested itineraries, full of ways to vacation in Newport News and throughout Coastal Virginia. Whether you're coming from Williamsburg, Yorktown, Hampton, Norfolk, or Virginia Beach, you'll have a blast expanding your trip itinerary with so many fun things to do nearby. 

Tickets & Discounts

For your convenience, you can purchase attraction tickets in advance before your trip or purchase the One City Pass that will give you a bundle discount to all of the attractions in Newport News. For questions, call the Newport News Visitor Center at 757-886-7777 or toll-free at 888-493-7386. Please note tickets are shipped Monday - Friday and exclude Busch Gardens tickets. You can also use our Interactive Map to find accommodations, restaurants, shopping, and more close to our attractions!