Things To Do

in olde towne

There’s plenty to do and see around Olde Towne. No need to drive – you can park your car and take your own viewing tour of landmarks, museums, public art, and much more.

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Historic Museums

Step back into history and explore the culture and heritage of our region.

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2

Children’s Museum of Virginia

A place where children’s imaginations and feet can wander, exploring this bite sized world of wonder.

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3

Arts & Culture

Spend some time with the local artists offering up music and a variety of handmade wares.

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4

Commodore Theatre

Have dinner and a movie in this restored 1945 Art Deco style cinema with tableside service and stadium style seating.

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5

On the Water

Take the ferry to a Tides game or park your boat along one of the marinas, where you can soak up the water views.

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Landmarks

Established in 1752, Olde Towne has many interesting monuments and landmarks that reflect the historic importance of the city as well as our rich maritime past.

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7

Portsmouth Pavilion

Located on the banks of the Elizabeth River in downtown Portsmouth, the Pavilion is only a few steps away from great chef-owned restaurants, making your evening even more memorable.

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8

Photo-Worthy

Don’t forget your camera while you explore. Murals, sculptures, waterfront skyline views, and historic buildings await.

9

Walk in History

Herringbone brick sidewalks and granite curbs line the largest collection of period homes from Alexandria to Charleston.

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Weekend Events

Buy some antiques at the flea market, stock up on some fresh produce, and enjoy a concert in the courtyard this weekend.

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