Old Coast Guard Station

"There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore, There is society where none intrudes, By the deep sea, and music in its roar." George Gordon Byron

Membership Drive

Annual Campaign Contribution!

Click HERE to contribute to our Annual Campaign. Contribute $50 or more and receive a complimentary 13"x19" color print of "The Old Coast Guard Station" by artist Rick Romano, suitable for framing.

We welcome you to donate or become a member.

Our Mission

The Old Coast Guard Station honors and preserves the history of Virginia's coastal communities and maritime heritage. The scope of the Station's exhibits begins with the Virginia Beach Community and extends to subjects related to Virginia's oceanfront, coastal and water related heritage.

Preserving and honoring our maritime heritage!

Brews & Spirits ~ Museum Membership Drive
Friday, October 31

"Hangin' 10 at Virginia Beach"
This new documentary, produced by the Old Coast Guard Station, traces the evolution and cultural impact of surfing in Virginia Beach.

Shipwrecks & Ghost Lore Walking Tour
Every Friday @ 7 pm
in September & October
Taking reservations 757-422-1587

Shipwrecks & Ghost Lore Expansion Map
Use this map as a guide to sites related to our tales of the eerie and tragic.

View digital versions of books from our research library!


Pig & Oyster Roast


Annual Pig & Oyster Fest

Thank you to everyone who came out to support the museum!

Saturday, October 4, 2014

TICKETS are no longer on sale

Photos from 2013

USLA 50th Anniversary Muster @ 2014 Nationals


USLA 50th Anniversary Muster @ 2014 Nationals

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Lifeguard Reunion
and supported the Museum!

tickets are no longer on sale

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