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“Bad Neighborhood”

The Newsome House Museum and Cultural Center
Ranked #16 of 21 things to do in Newport News
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

The Newsome House Museum would be a great place to visit if it wasn't in a bad neighborhood. Bad for children drug dealers and prostitutes are standing on the corner.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Laura Giovanna Á
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Reviewed 23 December 2016

Take your family there, you won't be disappointed I promise. The history and stories come alive once you step through the doors. My grandchildren loved it and so did I. We'll be going back!!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank trueandlivinggod1
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

I was moved and inspired by my visit to the Newsome House Museum and Cultural Center. We were courteously greeted and welcomed in for a tour. Not only did we learn some interesting history about J Thomas Newsome who was an impressive individual who came from very humble beginnings, (his parents were former slaves) but there was also an exhibit about past and contemporary entertainers who have come from Newport News and surrounding areas.

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Charmell S
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

Very interesting history of this museum. Parking in the back. Make sure that you go 10 blocks away to the waterfront. Beautiful view and nice houses.

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank c3a3m3
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Reviewed 22 November 2015

I enjoyed stopping by the Newsome House, though i didn't get to go inside, the information about Mr. Newsome and how he has achieved so much is enough to want to learn more about him.

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank elmolover81
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