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Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum

1113 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3503
+1 757-437-8432
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Unusual Type of Museum

This is a wonderful museum that is housed in the old deWitt cottage on the Virginia Beach... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2015
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Hands on carving

What a delight. Watch the carvers and give it a try. Upstairs is a picture history of Virginia... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2015
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1113 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3503
Northeast Virginia Beach
+1 757-437-8432
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Reviewed 14 July 2015

This is a wonderful museum that is housed in the old deWitt cottage on the Virginia Beach oceanfront. The exhibits are of historic wildfowl artifacts along with depictions of the history of wildfowling in the Back Bay area. Not sure if this would hold the...More

Thank 757scf
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

What a delight. Watch the carvers and give it a try. Upstairs is a picture history of Virginia Beach and the house. Nice shop and break on the beach.

Thank sherry_retired
Reviewed 1 July 2015

If you hunt ducks, carve wooden decoys, or enjoy local history, then this is the place for you. The building, once renowned as the tallest structure along the boardwalk, dates back to 1895 and ultimately served as home to Cornelius and Cecile DeWitt and their...More

Thank 46Lil
Reviewed 29 June 2015

It is one of our favorite places to visit. We stop in everytime. It tells of the history of Virginia Beach. It was a home in the early 1900's. The have a very small gift shop, sometimes they have some really cute things to buy.

Thank Jacquelynn B
Reviewed 29 May 2015

We ducked in here just to get out of the sun. They pack a lot into a relatively small space. You can go through it pretty quickly, but it was a nice diversion.

Thank JeffO_Can
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Small free but interesting venue.Mostly revolving around antique wood carvings of various waterfowl. Worth a look see.

Thank Art G
Reviewed 14 April 2015

Lots of decoys and photos of old Virginia Beach. Nice stop on one of your walks along the boardwalk. And its free.

Thank PSalemSutton
Reviewed 7 April 2015

This was a fun stop while biking the boardwalk. The setting in the building was very appropriate. The photos and artifacts were all very interesting to look at.

Thank egraetze
Reviewed 29 March 2015

There is, to be sure, a great collection of bird decoys, both antique and more modern (some for sale). And, there are, at times, carvers present to illustrate the techniques involved (but, not when we were there). There is an interesting exhibit of Virginia Beach...More

Thank urbanguy
Reviewed 18 December 2014

Nature lovers will appreciate the ecology. Maps and native species, a few vintage hunting rifles and lots of waterfowl hunting interests.

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