We’re Open!
Women in Surf Rescue
Virtual Tours
Pig & Oyster Fest!


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.

Honoring, celebrating, and preserving Virginia Beach coastal history!

#ThisCoolMuseum is Open

Thursday, Friday, & 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. 

Cool Off!
Fall Internships
Friday Night Frights
Crisis Donations

Tour the Tower!

Saving the Building!