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Peninsula Fine Arts Center

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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$1tkt,child friendly rm,1hr+ visit

If you have children, plan on visiting this museum for about 2 hours or more bc there is a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Great art experience

This is a small but very interesting art museum. The exhibits were well displayed and highlighted... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Theresa M
Mechanicsville, United States
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Explore the visual arts at Pfac with an ever-changing array of exhibitions, programs, and events for kids and adults. Our Hands On For Kids gallery has self-guided activities year-round and Paint Days on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The first weekend of...more
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101 Museum Dr, Newport News, VA 23606-3758
+1 757-596-8175
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you have children, plan on visiting this museum for about 2 hours or more bc there is a playground in the area outside, a large green field and this location makes for a great day trip;museum, picnic, activity outside play and extensive Hands-On exploring/...More

Thank D L
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is a small but very interesting art museum. The exhibits were well displayed and highlighted throughout the building. Staff very friendly and willing to answer questions.

Thank Theresa M
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Visited by myself after a final visit to CNU. I was able to use my aaa for a small discount. Saw a small Rembrant exhibit and artwork from local highschools. Very impressed with the students artwork. Visited the courtyard that had a nice fountain and...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 24 April 2018

This special find in on display until mid-June. Make some time to go see this exhibit. It is absolutely amazing. The extremely fine detail in developing expression and scenery is so vivid in each etching. His technique was marveled by others. You will receive a...More

Thank LMK101
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This is in walking distance of the Mariner’s museum and park. There is a tiny gift shop and free parking. Friendly staff too!

Thank Devon B
Reviewed 5 February 2018

The building is not enormous like many museums, so taking children there is not overwhelming. It is just the right size to come and see fantastic works of art and it is easy to get to. There is a room for children's activities and you...More

1  Thank UPSdude
Reviewed 15 January 2018

This is a small nice museum that is not over whelming. It has changing exhibits that are very interesting and different. They offer children's classes and events as well as classes for adults. It is worth a visit.

Thank kimsatty
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This is NOT you big city art museum, still a nice place to stop in. There is a nice children's activity room. For those living nearby, this is a great place with a wonderful staff for art introduction classes. I live nearby and usually visit...More

Thank donpipes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We visited the Peninsula Fine Arts Center using our Newport News City Ambassador Pass (free museum admission in January 2017). The art on display this visit featured Chicano artwork. The pieces ranged from paintings to photography to weavings. They were very unique and we enjoyed...More

1  Thank virginian9
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a beautiful venue for art exhibitions. Check to see what exhibit is on offer before you go. There was a sports in art exhibition while we were there that was not of interest to some of our party. Thank goodness the gift shop...More

1  Thank Terry S
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