As seen from the garden, the Willoughby-Baylor House, home to a gallery of American art.
The Norfolk History Museum has been converted into an art gallery for 2013. With our main building closed for renovations, we moved more than 50 of our best American paintings and sculptures into a new exhibition called American Treasures at the Willoughby-Baylor House. Admission is free.
The Moses Myers House has been on Freemason Street for more than two centuries.
Moses Myers House
The Moses Myers House in downtown Norfolk, begun in 1792, is the oldest Jewish home in America open to the public as a museum. It offers a vivid portrayal of the life of an early 19th century merchant family, and more than 70 percent of the Federal Period furnishings and paintings on view today are original to the house. More.
FREE GUIDED TALKS AND TOURS
Every Saturday and Sunday afternoon.
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WBH: American Treasures
More than 50 works by American artists including Bierstadt, Homer, Copley, Watkins and more. See the details here.
MMH Special Exhibitions
Come see the Beth Lipman's conceptual art installation Adeline's Portal and see a period-inspired display of works from the Chrysler collection that we call Classical Traditions.
MMH: Moses Myers, Maritime Merchant
This exhibition explores the business of maritime commerce using the life of Moses Myers as an example.
MMH: Barton Myers, Norfolk Visionary
"The First Citizen of Norfolk" had a hand in everything from a world's fair to major industrial and real estate developments.
Open Wednesday through Sunday: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission is free. School and group tours are available by appointment.
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