A.R.E. Headquarters Campus in Virginia Beach, VA
HOURS - Visitor Center, Library and
A.R.E. Bookstore & Gift Shop
Monday - Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 12 noon – 5 p.m.
Please see below for holiday closing information
Each year, the A.R.E. Headquarters in Virginia Beach attracts more than 100,000 individuals from around the world—vacationers, scholars, researchers, philosophers, health care professionals, and students of all kinds. For countless reasons, these individuals come to investigate the information that Edgar Cayce brought forth in his psychic "readings" and discover for themselves how that material may be used today in the fields of health, personal spirituality, intuition, education, and research, and to promote spiritual development at both individual and global levels.
The Visitor's Center houses the Library, Bookstore and Gift Shop, as well as multiple meeting and gathering spaces.
The A.R.E. Library, the jewel of the Visitor Center, houses not only the transcripts of the more than 14,000 Cayce readings that were preserved during his lifetime, but also one of the largest, most respected metaphysical libraries in the world. Whether you're a serious scholar doing research or just stopping in to visit, the library's extensive collection of often-hard-to-find books on holistic health, psychic experience, psychology, and comparative religions should be at the top of your must-see list.
The Visitor Center offers free activities every day, including a film, tour, and lecture. We also have a weekend meditation course and E.S.P. testing. Visit our Events Search Page for detailed listings.
Also in the Visitor's Center, the A.R.E. Bookstore & Gift Shop offers a wide variety of body-mind-spirit products including healthcare products based on formulas given in the readings, jewelry, gemstones, crystals, and of course, books covering the full-range of topics mentioned in the Edgar Cayce readings.
The A.R.E. Visitor Center, Library and Bookstore & Giftshop will be closed in observance of the following holidays:
- New Year’s Day
- Memorial Day
- July 4th
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day & the Friday after
- Christmas Day
Cayce's Historic Hospital Building
Located on the dune up 67th Street behind the Visitor's Center is the A.R.E. Health Center & Spa, with appointments daily for therapies to enhance your health--body, mind, and spirit. Whether you're in Virginia Beach for a day, a week, or an extended period, you owe yourself a Cayce/Reilly® massage; it's like no other in the world!
In the Spa Lobby is the Cayce/Miller Café, featuring Graze Kitchen & Catering, which offers sandwiches, wraps, soups, salads, and more! Enjoy a view of the ocean from the Gladys Davis Turner porch!
Don and Nancy deLaski Education Center
Located on the and next to the Old Hospital is the Don and Nancy deLaski Education Center. The Education Center houses the Edgar Cayce Foundation, home of the historical archives of A.R.E. and of Edgar Cayce's life. Its vault houses original copies of the readings, correspondence, papers, manuscripts, historical photos, and many unique artifacts of the Edgar Cayce legacy.
The Education Center also houses the unique Cayce/Reilly® School of Massage, offering professional training in holistic massage therapy, advanced post-graduate bodywork courses, and hands-on Continuing Education weekend workshops at the professional and introductory levels.
Edgar Cayce’s A.R.E. also maintains an affiliation with Atlantic University, which offers continuing education classes and Master of Arts programs in Transpersonal Psychology and Leadership Studies.