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Best free family activities in Virginia

Molly Cerreta Smith has enjoyed a career in the publishing industry for more than 10 years. As an editor of several regional magazines, she has had the opportunity throughout her career to meet many local celebrities, businesspeople, ent...

Virginia's best free family activities

Summertime fun can add up quickly when you are on a family vacation. Between dining out, hotel stays, and costly activities, you may find yourself sweating your vacation savings. But, before you drain your bank account, check out some of Virginia's best FREE family activities. That's right, put your pocketbook away and relax. This one's on them.


Hampton University Museum

Hampton University Museum

The Hampton University Museum was established in 1868, making it the nation's oldest African-American museum. That same year, Hampton Normal & Agricultural Institute (now Hampton University) was born. The museum features a 9,000 piece collection containing examples of traditional and contemporary African, American-Indian, African-American, and Pacific Island art. Free admission.

Hampton University, 11 Frissell Ave., Hampton, VA 23669, Phone: 757-727-5308

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