Old Coast Guard Station

"Ah! what pleasant visions haunt me as I gaze upon the sea! All the old romantic legends, all my dreams, come back to me." Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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!

Season of Giving
Please remember the Old Coast Guard Station in your year-end giving.
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Museum Store Holiday Sale continues thru December!
10% off (except consignment items)

The Revenue Cutter Service & The War of 1812
on exhibit now through January 4

"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.

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!

TICKETS are no longer on sale

Photos from 2014

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