Lynnhaven House

4401 Wishart Road, Virginia Beach

Lynnhaven House

Built around 1725, Lynnhaven house is an example of 18th century Tidewater Virginia vernacular architecture. Constructed of brick in the English bond pattern, Lynnhaven House sits on a finger of land near the Lynnhaven River. For many years, this house was referred to as the Wishart House or the Boush House.  

The house is open to the public and operated by the City of Virginia Beach.  

For more information on museum hours and programs call 757-385-5100 or visit

Department of Museums
3131 Virginia Beach Blvd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
(757) 385-5100

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