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

(757) 331-1008

Welcome to the Cape Charles Museum and Welcome Center

Cape Charles Museum, c. 2017 Ron Wrucke

About Us

Our Mission

Steam railway engine and workers

Who we are and what we do

New Exhibitions

Cape Charles Colored Elementary School, Rosenwald

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

Local History


Check it out!

Special Events

Farmers Market

Farm Fresh eggs and greens

Holiday Markets Saturdays, December 7 and 14 from 1-4pm 

Oyster Roast November 2019



Shrimp Boil April 2020


Look for the tasty details in March 2020!

Contact Us

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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


We are closed for the season, and will reopen in April 2020. Please call (757) 607-6018  to make an appointment with our Director or one of our volunteers for group tours, 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!