Old Coast Guard Station

Shipwrecks & Ghost Lore: A Virginia Beach Ghost Walk ~ Tuesdays & Fridays @ 7 pm

Membership Drive

Annual Campaign Contribution!

Click HERE to contribute to our Annual Campaign. Contribute $50 or more and receive a complimentary 13"x19" color print of "The Old Coast Guard Station" by artist Rick Romano, suitable for framing.

We welcome you to donate or become a member.

Our Mission

The Old Coast Guard Station honors and preserves the history of Virginia's coastal communities and maritime heritage. The scope of the Station's exhibits begins with the Virginia Beach Community and extends to subjects related to Virginia's oceanfront, coastal and water related heritage.

Preserving and honoring our maritime heritage!

Museum Hours: Summer
  Monday- Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 12pm - 5pm


ghost tower
Shipwrecks & Ghost Lore:

A Virginia Beach Ghost Walk
Tuesdays & Fridays @ 7 pm
May - October
$12 Adult   $5 Child 15 and under

ark lifeboat
Sufficient for Life-Saving

on exhibit now through August 14, 2016


museum interior
Take a Virtual Tour of the Museum

Web Board

"Hangin' 10 at Virginia Beach"
This new documentary, produced by the Old Coast Guard Station, traces the evolution and cultural impact of surfing in Virginia Beach.

View digital versions of books from our research library!


Pig & Oyster Roast


pofest 2015

Annual Pig & Oyster Fest

Sunday, October 16, 2016
1 - 5 pm
at the Old Coast Guard Station & 24th Street Park

Tickets for 2016 Pig & Oyster Fest will go on sale in July 2016.

Photos from 2014




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