The Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum and gift shop are operated by the Back Bay Wildfowl Guild, whose members founded the endeavor.
Mission: Protect, Preserve, Promote and Provide Vision: To be a passionate advocate for Coastal Virginia’s environmental and conservation needs through the use of our core values. We aim to keep the past alive in order to shape a bright, educated future for our area. Core Values: Protectthe natural resources of Coastal Virginia; home to a variety of waterfowl Preserve the oral, written, artistic history and legacy of waterfowl hunting and decoys throughout Coastal Virginia. Promote the education of conservation, history, and the arts through a variety of events and community partnerships. Provide a connection to the past and venue for collaboration and celebration,
The Board of Directors meets on the third Tuesday of each month, except for July, August and December.
President – Jason Seward Vice-President – Wayne Jarman Secretary – Jim Mehne Treasurer – Larry Davenport Parke Atkinson Jim Briggs Mark Cromwell Tom Richards Jeff Tinkham William Walsh, Jr. - Curator Fletcher Bryant - President Emeritus
Meet our Carvers
Sit and talk to an expert carver at work in our Carvers' Room. Many carvings are available in our museum gift shop.
Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum 1113 Atlantic Avenue Virginia Beach, VA 23451 Tel: 757.437.8432 Fax: 757.437.9950 email: email@example.com *The AWHM and de Witt Cottage are closed until further notice due the the current State of Emergency for COVID-19/Coronavirus. Our online Gift Shop will remain operational. Thank you.