Old Coast Guard Station

Spyglass Speaker Series ~ Semper Paratus for Popcorn: USCG in Film History ~ March 28

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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!

Museum Hours: Winter
  Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 12pm - 5pm
Closed on Monday

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Museum Store Sales Associate

$9.50/hour Part-Time


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By the Seaside

on exhibit now through May 21, 2017


Spyglass Speaker Series

Matthew Eng
Semper Paratus for Popcorn:

The US Coast Guard in Film History
March 28, 2017

museum interior
Take a Virtual Tour of the Museum

Web Board

"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 supported
the 2016 Pig & Oyster Fest!

Date for 2017 Pig & Oyster Fest to be announced

Photos from 2014




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