Lee Hall Mansion and Endview Plantation will open beginning June 18, 2020, Thursday through Saturday, from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.
362 Yorktown Road Newport News, VA 23603 Phone: 757-887-1862 Website
Built in 1769 by Colonel William Harwood, the house has witnessed the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, and the Civil War. It was used as a field hospital by Confederate and Union troops and as the headquarters for Union General McClellan during the 1862 Peninsula Campaign. An exhibition gallery and gift shop are located in the basement. Learn about the plants at the site with The Plants at Endview - Self Guided Nature Walk.
Lee Hall Mansion
163 Yorktown Road
Newport News, VA 23603
Phone: 757-886-3371 Website
Built in 1858 by Richard Decauter Lee, Lee Hall is an antebellum
Italianate mansion which served as the headquarters for Confederate
Generals Magruder and Johnston during the 1862 Peninsula Campaign. The
Peninsula Campaign Exhibition Gallery and a gift shop are located in the
Lee Hall Train Depot
Elmhurst St. and Warwick Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23603 Website
This historic train station was constructed in 1881 as part of the C&O Railroad's efforts to establish its Atlantic terminus at Newport News. Closed since the 1970s, the City of Newport News, in conjunction with the nonprofit Friends of the Lee Hall Depot Foundation, is working to relocate and preserve this historic depot, the last remaining station on the Lower Peninsula from the railroad's expansion into Warwick County.
Newsome House Museum & Cultural Center
2803 Oak Ave.
Newport News, VA 23607
Phone: 757-247-2360 or 757-247-2380 Website
This restored 1899 Victorian structure was the home of Joseph Thomas
Newsome, a prominent Newport News attorney, journalist, and civil rights
pioneer. The house hosts a variety of special events and exhibits and
serves as a repository for local African-American artifacts and archival
Virginia War Museum
9285 Warwick Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23607
Phone: 757-247-8523 Website
The museum traces American military history from the Revolutionary War
to the present. The collections include over 65,000 artifacts, including
Harry Truman's WWI helmet, a section of the Berlin Wall, and one of the
nation's largest collections of propaganda posters. The Duffle Bag gift
shop is located in the museum's foyer.