Old Coast Guard Station

Shipwrecks & Ghost Lore: A Virginia Beach Ghost Walk ~ Tuesdays & Fridays @ 7 pm AND Saturday, October 22 & 29, and October 31

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


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Shipwrecks & Ghost Lore:

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


The Tempest: Storms, Shipwrecks & Shakespeare

on exhibit now through November 13, 2016


Spyglass Speaker Series
Michael Tougias - So Close To Home
November 9, 2016
7 pm @ Virginia MOCA Auditorium


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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



Annual Pig & Oyster Fest

Thank you to everyone who supported
the 2016 Pig & Oyster Fest!

Date for 2017 Pig & Oyster Fest to be announced

Photos from 2014




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