Kid Friendly Norfolk Events

Norfolk is an ideal destination for fun and action-packed kid-friendly activities! With an abundance of outdoor activities, historical and cultural attractions, this Norfolk offers exciting choices for children.  At the Virginia Zoo, children can hop on the Norfolk Southern Express and hear a live narration from the train engineer about the Zoo and its collection of plants and animals.  Nauticus, Norfolk’s interactive science maritime museum, is an enormous science and technology center that boasts over 150 interactive exhibits.  Also located at Nauticus are the Hampton Roads Naval Museum and the historic Battleship Wisconsin, the largest battleship ever constructed by the U.S. Navy!  For more nautical fun, kids may climb aboard one of several harbor cruises including a the topsail schooner, American Rover, or a tour of the world’s largest naval base aboard the Victory Rover. Let’s not forget the World of Wonders – the largest children’s adventure garden on the East Coast and one of over 20 themed gardens featured at Norfolk Botanical Garden!