Hampton Mosque
History and Goals/ Objectives

Last updated 27 November, 2014

22 Tide Mill Lane
Hampton, VA 23666 USA

Phone: 757-838-ISLM

Hampton Mosque

Official Opening

The construction of the mosque was completed in 1983. The official opening of the mosque was made on April 21, 1984 and was attended by a state delegate, the mayors of Hampton and Newport News, Virginia, and various civic and military leaders in the area. The Mosque was the first in the state of Virginia that had Islamic architecture.

 

Overall Goals and Activities

The mosque serves as a spiritual and educational center for the Muslim community, and as a cultural center for the community at large.
In addition to the daily and Friday prayers, the activities of the mosque include weekend Islamic school for the children; weekly interactive multimedia sessions to the youth and their parents.
Civic and church groups; schools and religion classes; and other nonMuslim groups attend Multimedia presentations at the mosque on Islamic topics of their choice.