At this time, we are not accepting group tours until we re-open. Upon the arrival of the Summer season, we will be welcoming visitors back into our gallery space with some exciting updates and additions. While our doors may be closed now… we are hard at work perfecting our new vision for #thiscoolmusuem!

Group Tours.

[ bring your friends & learn some history ]

Contact to schedule a tour.

All museum experiences include:

• Customization options to fit your group’s schedule and interests.

• Personalized attention from knowledgeable guides.

• Opportunities to hold history at hands-on “White Glove” stations.

• Access to photo stations, costumes, and props to capture vacation memories.

• Shopping in on-site gift shop.

Surf & Rescue Tour

[ $10 per person ]

Donations are welcome

  • Guided tour of the lower gallery
  • Focusing on the historic 1903 Life-Saving Station housing the museum, including the rescuers who worked here and how they helped create modern Virginia Beach.
  • The development of Lifeguards in Virginia Beach
  • Boardwalk Through the Decades, the development of Virginia Beach as a resort destination, including the changing boardwalk, hotels, and local attractions.
  • Access to the gift shop post tour