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Portsmouth Museums Foundation Mission

Our mission is to generate private and public funds for the Children’s Museum of Virginia, and to serve as a receiving agent for funds benefiting all of Portsmouth’s City museums and related projects, in partnership with the City of Portsmouth.

City of Portsmouth Museums attract pre-K and elementary students and visitors from every municipality in Hampton Roads, neighboring cities and counties, and all fifty states, The Museums are an educational and economic asset for the entire region. The Portsmouth Museums Foundation has a regional board comprised of residents from Portsmouth, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Suffolk, and Virginia Beach. The Foundation has a full-time Executive Director.

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