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“History” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Old Coast Guard Station

Old Coast Guard Station
Ranked #13 of 114 things to do in Virginia Beach
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A museum that exhibits early life-saving equipment.
Clarksville
Level Contributor
45 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“History”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2014

It was nice to be able to stop for a few moments, pay $4, and get to tour the museum as a break from the boardwalk. I learned a lot about the rescues they have done over the years.

Visited March 2014
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English first
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37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Very informative”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014 via mobile

We got there the first thing in the morning. Our tour guide was captain Carl. Very pleasant and knowledgeable. He likes ghost stories too. He spoke for over an hour and probably can carry on more. Neat place, worth the stop.

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Virginia Beach, VA
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Learn history at the beach”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2014

Cute small museum, exhibits change monthly or so, stairs to 2nd level exhibit, great docents & souvenirs! Definitely worth a visit if you are walking down the boardwalk. Inexpensive for the knowledge gained, guaranteed you will learn something new!

Visited January 2014
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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261 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Nice Stop”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2014

We were walking on the beach and found this old Coast Guard Station. The docent was very informative. Neat little place.

Visited July 2013
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Galway, Ireland
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46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Good, could be better”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2014

It's a small space museum, but it has a lot of neat things in it and good information. The "tour" is a woman who just gives a little over view of the history and explains the stuff in the main room - everything else is self guided. It's worth it, but it's about $8 a person.

Visited March 2014
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