Old Coast Guard Station

Pig & Oyster Fest Sunday, October 25, 1-5pm ~~~ Spyglass Speaker Series returns Oct 27 with Lillie Gilbert & Deni Norred!

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: May - October
  Monday- Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 12pm - 5pm

pofest 2015

2015 Pig & Oyster Fest Rescheduled!
Sunday, October 25
1-5 pm

ghost tower

Shipwrecks & Ghost Lore
An Evening Walking Tour

Every Friday & Saturday in September & October
@ 7:00 pm
$12 adult / $5 child 15 & under
Get $2 off each adult ticket ~ Codeword: Towercam

Beach Patrol

US Coast Guard Beach Patrol in WWII
on exhibit now through October 25


ghost witches

Spyglass Speaker Series
Ghosts, Witches & Weird Tales of Virginia Beach
Guest Speakers: Lillie Gilbert & Deni Norred
Tuesday, October 27 ~ 7:00 pm
at the Meyera E Oberndorf Central Library
$5 admission / free for museum members


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

*** Rescheduled for Sunday, October 25, 1-5 pm ***


Photos from 2014




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