The EVMS campus is situated in the heart of Ghent’s cultural center in Norfolk, housing the Chrysler Museum, the Harrison Opera House and the Virginia Symphony, Nauticus Museum and the historic Wells Theatre. The Scope, home to the “Norfolk Admirals,” the local ice hockey team, is also a popular venue for Broadway plays, musicals and large concerts. The large stadium in downtown Norfolk is home to the “Tides” baseball team. Numerous restaurants and shops are just a walk down Colley Avenue from the EVMS campus. Hampton Roads area is a water community within easy access of the Elizabeth and James rivers and nearby oceanfront at Virginia Beach. The river banks, ocean front walkways, and state parks provide scenic routes for bicycling, walking and jogging. Norfolk is approximately 100 miles from Richmond (the state capital) and 200 miles from Washington, D.C.