Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum
De Witt Cottage
The Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum is inside the historic de Witt Cottage between Atlantic Ave and the Virginia Beach Boardwalk. The museum has displays on migratory wildfowl, exhibits of wildfowl and shorebird carvings traditional decoys to contemporary lifelike carvings.
On the second floor is the Edgar T. Brown Virginia Beach History Gallery. The gallery contains photos, post cards and other memorabilia from the collection of the late Edgar T. Brown. The upstairs hallway contains photographs of the de Witt family and a 1930’s era surfboard made by Peter de Witt.
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 10am to 5pm
Sunday: 12pm to 5pm
Open Mondays from Memorial Day to October 1st
Admission Cost: Free
Address: 1113 Atlantic Ave.
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451
Phone: (757) 437-8432
Web site for more information: www.awhm.org
The museum is located on Atlantic Ave were there is very little free parking in their small parking lot. Also use parking meters on near by streets or paid parking lots / garages.