- TripBuzz found 82 things to do indoors in the Newport News area. From Lazer Rush to Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News offers a variety of rainy day activities and other fun things to do indoors — including 49 indoor attractions with ratings over 90%.
- There are 37 different types of things to do inside in or near Newport News, Virginia. Some of the most popular types of these activities include: Military Museums, Specialty Museums, Family Fun Center and Laser Tag.
- There are 14 indoor activities in Newport News, and 68 indoor attractions in nearby cities within 25 miles, including: Williamsburg, Norfolk, Hampton and Portsmouth.
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Instructors lead adults in painting masterpieces on canvas
Over 60,000 square feet of gallery space composes the Mariner's Museum. Rare figureheads, handcrafted ship models, paintings, and artifacts from the Civil War ironclad called the USS Monitor form the heart of the museum's collections.
American military history takes centerstage at the Virginia War Museum. Collections at the museum include weapons, uniforms, personal artifacts, war posters, and more to follow the development of the United States military.
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300 Washington Blvd., Besson Hall, Newport News, VA 23604 MoreLess Info
The history of the United States Army transportation methods from colonial times to the present are put on display at the U.S. Army Transportation Museum. Emphasis is placed on the importance of the logistical support of the Army during conflicts.
Located within the Mariner's Museum is the USS Monitor Center. The exhibit is composed of interactive displays and historical artifacts to help guests experience the history surrounding the ironclad and the people who were involved.
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1 Avenue of the Arts, Newport News, VA 23606 MoreLess Info
Visitors can enjoy a wide range of performances and events including concerts, ballet, and live theater at the Ferguson Center for the Arts. The center has been operating since 2004 and has hosted over 500 different performances.
Lee Hall Mansion is one of the last remaining antebellum homes on the Virginia Peninsula. The home has been restored to its mid-Victorian glory and allows visitors to learn about the time period and lives of the affluent people who lived in the region during the time.
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2803 Oak Avenue, Newport News, VA 23607 MoreLess Info
The Newsome House Museum and Cultural Center works to preserve the legacy of Joseph Newsome. African American history and culture is put on display through interpretive exhibits and areas that address current issues.
As an annual event, TRADOC Band's Music Under the Stars is a concert series featuring active duty military members singing national classics. Visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs since the performance is outdoors in a park.