Children's Museum of Virginia

Step inside a world where bubbles grow bigger than you are, where the forces of energy electrify and spark the imagination, where you can be a farmer, a banker, a scientist, a star gazer. Come to where the big people think you’re having an educational experience and you’re just having a lot of fun! 


Give them the run of The City! We’ve made it kid size and theirs to explore from the bank to the market, from the fire engine to the pet area. Get the inside track on Trains. Little kids (and big ones, too) love trains, and oh, have we got a huge collection of trains! Clanging and puffing and zooming like you knew they could. Adhesion. Cohesion. And bursts of Laughter. It’s the new Bubble Room. Make them. Pop them. Stand inside one! Once your child has experienced standing in a bubble, science will never be the same!


Inspire tomorrow’s Stars. Nothing quite amazes or inspires a child like that first trip to a planetarium. Take that trip with them at the Children’s Museum. 

  • Admission Fee:
    Adults (18 & up): $11.00 Ages 2-17: $10 Military and Seniors: $10 Children under two: free

Area: Beyond The Beach

Address: 221 High Street
Portsmouth, VA 23707

(757) 393-8393

  • Children Welcome

Website: View Website

Website 2: View Website 2

Current Weather
45.3°F / 7°C
  • Near Me
  • Dining
  • Events
  • Attractions
  • Where To Stay
Year-roundVisit Nature Parks
NOW - February 11Fall Exhibitions