Getting Back to the Basics… The ABCs of Newport News

Peninsula Fine Arts Center - Newport News
Peninsula Fine Arts Center - Newport News
Newport News Tourism Development Office
Fountain Plaza Two, 700 Town Center Drive, Suite 320
Newport News, VA 23606
Region Hampton Roads
Locality Newport News City
Phone: (757) 926-1442
Phone2: (888) 493-7386
Fax: (757) 926-1441

Day 1
Start out at the Hands On For Kids Gallery at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center. Next, enjoy a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Ferguson Center for the Arts and end the day with a Murder Mystery Evening at The Boxwood Inn.

Day 2
Participate in The Civil War Soldier’s Life at Endview Plantation and meet Edgar Allen Poe: The Master of Mystery and Terror at Lee Hall Mansion.

The mysteries of nature come alive at the Virginia Living Museum as students encounter creatures of the night, meet a bald eagle eye to eye and take a stroll on the boardwalk along a wooded lake for an up-close safari into the lives of many native animals.

Day 3
Explore maritime history in a whole new way at The Mariners’ Museum, America’s National Maritime Museum, home to the premier Civil War attraction in the country --- the USS Monitor Center. This exhibit showcases the first ironclad warship replica commissioned by the United States Navy and the historic Battle of Hampton Roads.

Last Updated: 10/21/2010 1:38 PM