About Us

Steam railway engine and workers

Our Mission

Who we are and what we do

Cape Charles Colored Elementary School, Rosenwald

New Exhibitions

Special installations schedule

Local History

Check it out!

Special Events

Shrimp Boil 2018

Join us Saturday April 28th. Click below for further details and to order tickets online!

Farm Fresh eggs and greens

Farmers Market

The best of the Eastern Shore! Opening in May.

Oyster Roast November 2018

Look for all the tasty details in September 2018


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 Ave, 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!