Museum in the Street Walking Tour

A heritage walking tour of the Town of Urbanna, Virginia

Take a walking tour to discover Urbanna's rich history. You'll learn how Urbanna's deep natural harbor allowed European merchants to dock their ships and trade their goods for tobacco. In the early 1900's steam ships were a common site in the harbor.

We invite you to take a pleasant stroll around our coummunity to learn more about this facinating small town.

Printed guides are available in the town office.

The Urbanna Virtual Museum Tour

The virtual museum tour in Urbanna utilizes YouTube videos to enhance your experience. Larry Chowning, town historian, will amaze you with never-before-seen photos that were too grainy to fit in any of his books.

There are currently 18 historical markers around town. Simply scan the QR code with your phone to begin viewing the video for that marker. Please pick up a brochure at the town office, the local library, or the Town of Urbanna Museum.

The virtual walking tour is FREE. It truly is remarkable. See Urbanna’s three-hundred-year history come to life!

Start your tour at the first historical marker located on the Cross Street side of R.S. Bristow’s Store on the corner of Virginia Street and Cross Street.