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Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum

1113 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3503
+1 757-437-8432
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great time visiting this museum

Had a great visit at this museum that has so much history of the house, the boardwalk and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kelso2011
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walton, new york
Awkward

This was... awkward. I came in and said hi and the people in charge seemed disgusted and frightened... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Devon B
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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1113 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3503
Northeast Virginia Beach
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great visit at this museum that has so much history of the house, the boardwalk and the wildfowl history.

Thank kelso2011
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

This was... awkward. I came in and said hi and the people in charge seemed disgusted and frightened by my presence. They wouldn’t stop staring at me so I just left...

Thank Devon B
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on a cold , rainy day. Glad that we did. Interesting history of a lesser known side of Virginia Beach. Great old photos and history of local hunt clubs. Friendly staff and talented decoy carver working while you visit. Great way to spend...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Enjoyed watching talented & informative artist carving an Eagles wing. We watched as he used the carving tool & wood burning tool to make the “feathers” look realistic. Interesting variety of wildfowls in display cases. Some awesome carvings. Enjoyed the video upstairs of the history...More

Thank LMomG
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We did a walk through. Local history of wildfowl hunt clubs in The area . Lots of old photos, decoys. It costs a couple bucks but it was an interesting walk through.

Thank TikiTownTraveler
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

This small museum is right on the beach at Virginia Beach. Admission is free for the main rooms and there is small fee for the other areas. I was fascinated by the carvings and by the diagrams of the paths that wildfowl take on their...More

Thank spartan66
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

100% recommend this place. There is no cost although visitors are encouraged to make a donation. The upstairs exhibits of historic Va Beach photography and other artifacts was our favorite part. We also really enjoyed talking to the carver in-residence on our visit day. My...More

1  Thank 227GregS
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Immediately turned off when we entered the front door of the gift shop where we saw right away the signs on the doors to the gallery saying $2 admission. Not a lot but why is there still a big FREE sight on the outside of...More

2  Thank Linda S
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Virginia Beach Boardwalk is the location for this gem of a museum that features both historic and handmade local decoys used for hunting in the marshes and waters along the Eastern coast. I also liked a handmade dollhouse and some of the maps on...More

1  Thank kf4daw
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Nice way to pass some time and learn . Staff is very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful and you can watch the volunteer woodcarvers. You can also learn about the history of Virginia Beach.

Thank DJC-MK
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