Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center | Hours | Location | Information

To protect staff and visitors, the Portsmouth Museums are requiring masks for everyone ages 2 and above.


400 High Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704

Mailing Address:
521 Middle Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704

The Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center is located on the corner of High and Court streets in Historic Olde Towne Portsmouth.


$3/adults, $2/ages 2 – 17 years; AAA, military and senior discounts available. 

$2 for Students and free for Teachers w/ I.D.


See Event and Program listings. Generally, Wednesday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sundays Noon – 4 p.m with additional hours for special events and programs.


    Parking is available next to the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center. Parking can also be found in two nearby parking garages, one located on County Street and the other located on Middle Street.

    Non-flash photography is permitted for personal use, except where noted.  Flash photography, video equipment, and tripods are not permitted by visitors.  Photography must not be disruptive to other visitors or block exhibits and hallways. At times, photographers and staff may be at work documenting museum activities. Your presence implies your consent to the Museum to use your likeness in educational and promotional use.

    Press and professional photographers should read the full photography policy.

    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.

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