5 Norfolk Art & Culture
Enjoy a day of family fun at the Virginia Living Museum during your visit to Williamsburg. Explore indoor and outdoor animal exhibits and see more than 250 species of wildlife native to Virginia, including bald eagles and endangered red wolves. Kid-friendly highlights include discovery centers, interactive hands-on exhibits, and an outdoor Dinosaur Discovery Trail with life-like dinosaurs, dig pits, and fossils.
Enjoy a unique pedestrian experience of art, culture, and community. Hear brief, artist-approved, narratives relevant to 26 artworks. Hear brief, artist-approved, narratives relevant to 26 artworks and their creators. We begin outside the Chrysler Museum's main entrance on our 2-hour, 2-mile stroll through the streets and hidden conduits of the Neon District. Mike will be your guide: Having hosted over 900 tours and hikes in and around my hometown of Norfolk, I've spent seven years exploring and sharing. Each artist has a story and each piece a spirit. The artists with works featured on our tour were provided with the narrative related to their work. Some responded with valuable feedback and others a kind nod. So what we will convey about the art is synced with the creator's visions and is genuine.
Price varies by group size
We start along the Elizabeth River where it's deep waters attracted a British Naval Shipyard in 1767. In constant operation since 1767 today it's known as the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Walk the cobblestone streets of our Freemason District visiting the Seldon House and the Cary-Weston House. Next, we stroll the Ghent District where a Victorian building boom populated the shores around 1900. We visit the home of Norfolk visionary Peter Write circa 1899. Then we venture into the Chrysler Museum of Art to see the Norfolk Mace. Finally, we return to Norfolk's Downtown District to St. Paul's Episcopal Church which displays on of Cornwallace's cannonballs from 1776 still lodged in its wall.
Price varies by group size
Mountain Bike Tours
Pedal or use Pedego e-bike power at up to 20mph to various points of interest on our 15-mile route. You can ride the 15 miles with electric power if your not an avid cyclist. I have explored Norfolk and its surrounding cities extensively by leading over 1000 hikes and tours in seven years. The historical portion of our tour where you can take in the cultural, political, and economic heritage that pollinated our riverfront districts. Visit 8 murals in Norfolk's Neon District where every artist with a piece featured on our tour was provided with the narrative related to their respective works. Some responded with valuable feedback and others a kind nod. So what we will convey about the art is synced with the creator's visions and is genuine. I am glad to customize our tour for your group.
Frequently Asked Questions
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What are the best Art & Culture in Norfolk?
The best Art & Culture in Norfolk according to Viator travelers are:
- Skip the Line: Virginia Living Museum Admission Ticket
- Neon District Contemporary Art Walking Tour
- Norfolk Chronicles History Walking Tour
- Pressed Flower Coasters
- Small-Group Electric Bike Tour in Norfolk
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