The best museums in Norfolk in 2022

These are the top 5 best museums in Norfolk, United States, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2022. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

For a complete overview of museums in Norfolk, their exhibitions and discount cards & passes, see our overview page with all museums in Norfolk.

These are the best museums in Norfolk:

  1. Nauticus National Maritime Center1

    Nauticus National Maritime Center

    Norfolk, VA
    Nauticus is a maritime-themed science center and museum located on the downtown waterfront in Norfolk, Virginia , also known as the National Maritime Center .
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  3. Uss Wisconsin Bb-642

    Uss Wisconsin Bb-64

    Norfolk, VA
    USS Wisconsin (BB-64) is an Iowa -class battleship , the second ship of the United States Navy to be named in honor of the U.S. state of Wisconsin . She was built at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard in Philadelphia , Pennsylvania, and launched on 7 December 1943 (the second anniversary of the Pearl
  4. Chrysler Museum of Art3

    Chrysler Museum of Art

    Norfolk, VA
    The Chrysler Museum of Art is an art museum on the border between downtown and the Ghent district of Norfolk, Virginia . The museum was founded in 1933 as the Norfolk Museum of Arts and Sciences . In 1971, automotive heir, Walter P. Chrysler Jr. (whose wife, Jean Outland Chrysler, was a native of N
  5. Virginia Zoological Park4

    Virginia Zoological Park

    Norfolk, VA
    The Virginia Zoological Park is a 53-acre (21 ha) zoo located adjacent to Lafayette Park in Norfolk, Virginia , United States. The zoo opened in 1900, and was accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) in 1987.
  6. The Hermitage Museum & Gardens5

    The Hermitage Museum & Gardens

    Norfolk, VA

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