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At the Center of the Virginia Beach Boardwalk – At the Center of Virginia Beach History

#ThisCoolMuseum is housed in the original 1903 Life-Saving Station; A Virginia Beach Historic Icon

The Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum honors and preserves the history of Virginia’s coastal communities and maritime heritage. The scope of the Museum’s exhibits begins with the Virginia Beach Community and extends to subjects related to Virginia’s oceanfront, coastal and water related heritage.

Wednesday thru Saturday

10am to 5pm

Your health & safety is our highest priority.

To minimize the potential spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) within our community,  the museum staff makes every effort to keep our environment clean and sanitized. Thank you for wearing your face mask when visiting. 

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