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Who We Are

Welcome to the premiere Victorian museums in Norfolk, Virginia. The collections and events at Hunter House Victorian Museum are second to none. You are cordially invited to our Museum, where you will get the chance to expand your knowledge through our exclusive collection and optional tours. You will be exposed to new ideas and different exhibitions throughout the year, making each visit one to remember!

Our ever-growing institution is dedicated to expanding our visitors’ knowledge. Ultimately, we are in the business of education, and we believe in providing learning experiences for children and educational opportunities for adults. With our temporary exhibitions and events, as well as our permanent collections, we are sure that everyone will leave our Museum with new knowledge and great memories.


Our Mission

The Hunter House Victorian Museum is a non-profit 501(c)3 historic house museum with a mission to tell the human stories of late 19th and early 20th century life through the lens of the everyday experiences and collections of the Hunter Family, their staff, and their local community in order to foster a commitment to preserving local heritage, inspire an appreciation for the broader historical narrative, and reach diverse communities through inclusive, accessible, educational, and innovative programming.

Our Staff

We are a family of creative minds, qualified curators, and professionals in different fields who are bound by an undying passion for the History Museum world. We are proud to be a staff of 3 millennial women here at the Hunter House, and are all honored to continue to to serve the mission that Eloise Hunter, another history loving woman, endowed to us.

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