Norfolk's top 3 museums, ranked

Nauticus | Photo: Travis T./Yelp

Looking to visit the best museums near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top museums in Norfolk, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the must-see spots for visitors and locals alike. 

1. Nauticus

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Topping the list is Nauticus. Located at 1 Waterside Drive downtown, the maritime-themed science center and museum is the highest rated in Norfolk, boasting 4.5 stars out of 97 reviews on Yelp.

2. MacArthur Memorial Museum

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Next up is downtown's MacArthur Memorial Museum, situated at MacArthur Square. With five stars out of 29 reviews on Yelp, the museum and research center dedicated to U.S. Gen. Douglas MacArthur has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Hermitage Museum and Gardens

Photo: Hermitage Museum and Gardens/Yelp

Then there's the Hermitage Museum and Gardens, located at 7637 N. Shore Road in Lochhaven. The site, which includes an early 20th century house, an extensive art collection and 12 acres of gardens and woodlands, has received 4.5 stars out of 13 reviews on Yelp.

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