814 Randolph Ave, Cape Charles, Virginia 23310, United States

(757) 331-1008

Welcome to the Cape Charles Museum and Welcome Center


Sunday Historical Vintage by laura Smith

About Us

Our Mission

Steam railway engine and workers

Who we are and what we do

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New Exhibitions

Cape Charles Colored Elementary School, Rosenwald

"Building a Community: the Cape Charles Elementary Rosenwald School" is on display until June 2019. Please join us. Group or school tours can be accommodated, please call (757) 607-6483 to schedule

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Local History


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Special Events

Farmers Market

Farm Fresh eggs and greens

The best of the Eastern Shore! Open May through October, with special holiday dates in November and December

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Oyster Roast November 2019


Look for all the tasty details in September!

Oyster Roast

Shrimp Boil April 27th 2019


Tickets are on sale now!

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Sign up to hear from us about our Spring Shrimp Boil, Autumn Oyster Roast, upcoming exhibitions, and special events.

Contact Us

Have a question or want further information? Drop us a line!

Better yet, come see us!

We love to share our history in person,  so please visit us during normal business hours.

Cape Charles Museum and Welcome Center

814 Randolph Avenue, Cape Charles, Virginia 23310, United States

(757) 331-1008


The Museum is closed for the winter, from December until April. Call (757) 607-6483 to make an appointment with our Director or one of our volunteers for artifact donation, archival work, or research.

Our Photographs

Photos of the Cape Charles Museum, Bloxom Railway Station, The Jetty House, and Train cars copyright Ron Wrucke, Eastern Shore Imaging

All other images are by Museum staff and volunteers, archival, or public domain. Please credit the Cape Charles Historical Society as source. Thank you!