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Newsome House Museum & Cultural Center

Cultural Center, Arts & Entertainment

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The Newsome House Museum & Cultural Center honors the legacy of Joseph Thomas Newsome by engaging the public in an ongoing study and remembrance of African American history and culture.

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14 Reviews

14 Reviews

Midhun J

9/25/2015

Good

Dalevon G

7/13/2016

Great place

Sharmaine S

11/29/2016

They were kind enough to allow my family member to host an Autism Art Gallery without charging her!! Thank you!!

Johnnie L

5/6/2017

History preserved

Chris T

10/13/2017

History.....

elke m

11/14/2017

This place is worth a visit. The architecture alone is something to behold. Welcoming staff a real plus. Going back next weekend.

Marion C

11/14/2017

What a beautiful home. My husband and cousins just got back from visiting. Loved how they are preserving our black histoty.

Darnell L

11/14/2017

Wonderful place to hold community meetings

Virginia 1

3/17/2018

The house is still in shape

Bianca L

4/19/2018

Wow! I am so glad that I came. The preservation of this house was amazing. If have never been definitely go. The house is also available for displaying artwork, meetings and many other things. The owner of the house has a deep rooted history in Newport News. Very close to the Downing Gross Cultural Center. Free admission with a $2 donation if possible.

T W

7/20/2018

Amazing museum. Great cultural events as well. Check out their social media for Black History facts!

Stephan B

8/23/2018

Great history I didn't if know about but I will be back

Scott M

11/25/2018

Lots of good history. Very nice and well kept house thanks to the city of Newport News.

Jacquelin F

12/25/2018

Such a neat little historic place, in Newport News about a 1/2 hour from Williamsburg. It was great seeing a historical home that has been so preserved, and is still a pillar in the community in the legacy of Mr. Newsome. The tour guide was so knowledgeable and friendly, we learned and laughed all throughout our tour. Plan for maybe 45 minutes or so. There is no "set" admission fee, but they do suggest a $2 donation, which was worth it in our opinion.

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