Visit the Portsmouth Art and Cultural Center



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An annual membership gives you unlimited admission to all five Portsmouth Museums: Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, Children's Museum of Virginia, Lightship Portsmouth, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum and the Portsmouth Community Colored Library Museum.

Lose Your Membership Card?

If a member loses their card, the front desk of any museum has the ability to confirm Membership (as long as you show valid I.D.) and can issue a new card for a $5 fee.

Annual Membership Privileges



Membership Levels


Friend $50 (Non-reciprocal level):

Enthusiast $85 (Non-reciprocal level):

Stargazer $130:

Visionary $295:

Additional Person $20: Allows members to add an additional spot to membership.

10% Membership discount for Seniors (62+) and Military (with I.D.)

NOTE: You may add up to TWO additional persons to any of the Membership Levels for $20 per person.


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400 High Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704 · 757-393-8543
Mailing Address: 521 Middle Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704
The Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, housed in the 1846 Courthouse, is devoted to offering quality educational, cultural and aesthetic experiences in the arts through rotating visual art exhibits, lectures, classes and performances.