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Historic Houses

Located on Freemason St. —
Open Saturday and Sunday

Noon to 5 p.m.

Jean Outland Chrysler Library

Barry Arts Building at 4600 Monarch Way —
Tuesday-Thursday

10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Moses Myers House

The oldest Jewish home in America open to the public as a museum offers a glimpse of the life of an early 19th century merchant family.
More about the house

About the Library

With an extensive collection of more than 106,000 rare and unique volumes relating to the history of art, the Jean Outland Chrysler Art Library is one of the most significant art libraries in the South. More about the library

Willoughby-Baylor House

Completed in 1794, this former home now presents a mix of art and artifacts. See what's on view

Located in Norfolk

One Memorial Place,
Norfolk, VA
Get Directions

While You're Here

Visit our Museum Shop
and the Wisteria Cafe.

Moses Myers House

The oldest Jewish home in America open to the public as a museum, offers a glimpse of the life of an early 19th century merchant family.
More about the house

Jean Outland Chrysler Library

With an extensive collection of more than 106,000 rare and unique volumes relating to the history of art, the Jean Outland Chrysler Library is one of the most significant art libraries in the South. More about the library

Willoughby-Baylor House

Completed in 1794, this building was the long-time home of the Norfolk History Museum. No we present a mix of art and artifacts. More about the house

Weddings & Event Rentals

The perfect place for your big day or special event. Get the details

Take a tour

We offer a number of tours on different topics. More about tours

Jean Outland Chrysler Library

Visit one of the most significant art libraries in the South. More about the library

About the Chrysler

Our story spans well over 100 years. See where we began, how we grew, and where we're going. Explore our history

News and Announcements

See what's happening at the Museum, read Chrysler Magazine, and find our Media Center. Read now

Location

745 Duke Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
757-333-6299

Always Free Parking

Get Directions

Third Thursdays

Live art performances monthly.
See the archive

Studio Team

Meet the brilliant minds behind the Studio.
See the team

Vestibule 102

Work from local artists and studio assistants.
See what's on view now

The Masterpiece Society

Learn about this innovative group of museum supporters.
Meet the Masterpiece Society

Planned Giving

Help ensure the long-term success of the Museum.
Learn about planned giving

Historic Houses

Located on Freemason St. —
Open Saturday and Sunday

Noon to 5 p.m.

Jean Outland Chrysler Library

Barry Arts Building at 4600 Monarch Way —
Tuesday-Thursday

10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Moses Myers House

The oldest Jewish home in America open to the public as a museum offers a glimpse of the life of an early 19th century merchant family.
More about the house

About the Library

With an extensive collection of more than 106,000 rare and unique volumes relating to the history of art, the Jean Outland Chrysler Art Library is one of the most significant art libraries in the South. More about the library

Willoughby-Baylor House

Completed in 1794, this former home now presents a mix of art and artifacts. See what's on view

Located in Norfolk

One Memorial Place,
Norfolk, VA
Get Directions

While You're Here

Visit our Museum Shop
and the Wisteria Cafe.

Moses Myers House

The oldest Jewish home in America open to the public as a museum, offers a glimpse of the life of an early 19th century merchant family.
More about the house

Jean Outland Chrysler Library

With an extensive collection of more than 106,000 rare and unique volumes relating to the history of art, the Jean Outland Chrysler Library is one of the most significant art libraries in the South. More about the library

Willoughby-Baylor House

Completed in 1794, this building was the long-time home of the Norfolk History Museum. No we present a mix of art and artifacts. More about the house

Weddings & Event Rentals

The perfect place for your big day or special event. Get the details

Take a tour

We offer a number of tours on different topics. More about tours

Jean Outland Chrysler Library

Visit one of the most significant art libraries in the South. More about the library

About the Chrysler

Our story spans well over 100 years. See where we began, how we grew, and where we're going. Explore our history

News and Announcements

See what's happening at the Museum, read Chrysler Magazine, and find our Media Center. Read now

Location

745 Duke Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
757-333-6299

Always Free Parking

Get Directions

Third Thursdays

Live art performances monthly.
See the archive

Studio Team

Meet the brilliant minds behind the Studio.
See the team

Vestibule 102

Work from local artists and studio assistants.
See what's on view now

The Masterpiece Society

Learn about this innovative group of museum supporters.
Meet the Masterpiece Society

Planned Giving

Help ensure the long-term success of the Museum.
Learn about planned giving

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Museum Tours

The Chrysler Museum of Art offers tours with a number of different topics, including school tours linked to specific modules in the Virginia Standards of Learning.

9 Tours to Choose From

Find the one that's right for your group.

Multiple Modernisms
Meet the Museum

This tour is the perfect introduction to the Chrysler Museum’s collection of ancient art from around the world, American and European paintings and sculpture, and glass.

Chrysler Museum Ancient Worlds Tour
Ancient Worlds

Discover the civilizations of the Maya and Aztecs, the Ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans as well as the cultures of India and China.

Chrysler Museum Egypt and China Tour
Egypt and China

Learn about the contributions of two great ancient civilizations including writing, architecture, papyrus, silk, and more.

Chrysler Museum Influences of Greece and Rome Tour
Influences of Greece and Rome

Learn how the advances of the Greeks and Romans lasted for centuries and still impact our art, architecture, government, and more.

Chrysler Museum Mythology in Art Tour
Mythology in Art

Explore the myths of various cultures from the Greeks and Romans to the Chinese and Maya, as well as cultures of Africa.

Chrysler Museum History and Science of Glass Tour
History and Science of Glass

Investigate history and science through the lens of glass. From the ancient Romans to modern artists, glass can teach us about art, technology, science and culture.

Chrysler Museum Ancient Worlds Tour
Alphabet Tour

This program introduces young learners to great works of art by connecting words and images.

Chrysler Museum Elements of Art Tour
Elements of Art

Examine artists' use of line, shape, and color in two- and three-dimensional works of art.

Chrysler Museum of Art - American History Tour
American Art/American History

From the Colonial Era through the 20th century, learn about the history of the United States through the Chrysler’s collection of American Art.

Schedule a tour

Tour Request Form

Tours are also available, by appointment, at our Historic Houses in downtown Norfolk.

  • Tour Details

    Tours are typically one hour in length. Cost is free. Be advised that the Moses Myers House and the Willoughby-Baylor House both have steps and are therefore not fully accessible to all.
  • (special requests, curriculum connections, etc.)
Have questions? Start here.

Tour FAQs

Who gives tours?

Our trained tour guides (Docents) will develop your tour by selecting works of art related to the theme you’ve selected. Once groups arrive and are divided, they will be led by a Docent who will guide them in exploring works of art. You will not need to bring additional materials. Groups may see different works of art, but they will tour the selected location using the same theme. At the end of the visit, groups will return to the Museum entrance.

How many chaperones are needed?

We require one chaperone/teacher for every 10 students. Our staff members will divide your group according to the number of guides available. When you arrive, please help us to ensure that a chaperone accompanies each group.

What are the Museum rules?

For your safety and the safety of the art, we ask that teachers and chaperones remain with their group at all times. Works of art are more fragile than they appear; please remind your students that it is important not to touch. Flash photography is prohibited in some of our spaces, as some works of art are sensitive to light. Photographs are not permitted in some special exhibitions. School rules are also good rules for the Museum.

Can we bring food?

Please plan for your group(s) to eat on the bus before or after their visit or at your school.

Where do we park?

Buses should drop off and pick up their groups in front of the tour location. Drivers must carry cellphones and be reachable during and after tours.

What if we are late?

To change or cancel your tour, please contact Ruth Sanchez before your tour date at rsanchez@chrysler.org or (757) 333-6269. If your group is running behind on the day of your tour, please let us know by calling (757) 333-6269 before 9:30 a.m. or (757) 644-6200 after 9:30 a.m. More questions? Email Ruth Sanchez.

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