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February 25

Bird Watching on the Noland Trail

Take to the Trail, and join members of The Hampton Roads Bird Club for a bird watching workshop!

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February 25

Anansi and Other African Folktales

Throughout the ages, Africans have used storytelling to teach life lessons, entertain, and explain the workings of the world. In…

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March 3

The Comeback: How Oracle Team USA Won the 2013 America’s Cup

Maritime Connections: The Comeback · How Oracle Team USA Won the 2013 America’s Cup Presented by Jeanne Willoz-Egnor, Director of…

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Mar 9 Mar 11

Battle of Hampton Roads Weekend

On March 9 – 11, The Mariners’ Museum and Park will commemorate the Civil War Battle that changed modern naval history forever.

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March 9

Sip and Sculpt

Returning this year, a Battle of Hampton Roads Weekend event where guests can enjoy a glass of their favorite adult beverages while creating their own iron-cast molds.

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March 10

Civil War Lecture: The Age of Iron

The Age of Iron Presented by John V. Quarstein, Director Emeritus, USS Monitor Center Lecture begins at 2:30 PM Civil…

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March 10

History Bites

Don your most creative Steampunk clothes and accessories, and sample a delicious array of foods during this year’s Steampunk-themed History Bites!

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March 22

Lecture: Wendy Mitman Clarke

Still Water Bending is the story of a third-generation Chesapeake waterman, his estranged daughter, and their unusual path to reconciliation in a drafty old shed, building a traditional deadrise skiff.

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March 24

Hilton Village Lecture: The First Decade

This is the last lecture in our Historic Winter Speaker Series, titled, “Charting the Course to Greatness: The Huntington Family”.

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March 25

Bird Watching on the Noland Trail

Take to the Trail, and join members of The Hampton Roads Bird Club for a bird watching workshop!

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April 7

The History of the Museum through Photographs

Maritime Connections: The History of the Museum through Photographs Presented by Brock Switzer, Digital Imaging Specialist and Photographer Lecture begins…

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April 12

Lecture: Sarah Fraser

Renowned Scottish author and historian Sarah Fraser thinks history would have been very different had Henry Stuart, Prince of Wales, lived past the age of 18.

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April 14

Civil War Lecture: DuPont’s Ironclad Attack on Charleston

DuPont’s Ironclad Attack on Charleston Presented by John V. Quarstein, Director Emeritus, USS Monitor Center Lecture begins at 2:30 PM…

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April 19

Lecture: Hampton Sides

In The Kingdom of Ice is a spellbinding tale of heroism and determination in the most unforgiving territory on Earth.

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April 22

Bird Watching on the Noland Trail

Take to the Trail, and join members of The Hampton Roads Bird Club for a bird watching workshop!

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April 28

Rain Barrel Workshops

Learn to assemble a 55 gallon rain barrel that you can take home! In a partnership with the Virginia Cooperative…

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May 5

The State of USS Monitor’s Turret

Maritime Connections: The State of USS Monitor‘s Turret Presented by Will Hoffman, Director of Conservation and Chief Conservator Lecture begins…

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Beer from a cask in 2013 at The Mariners' Craft Beer Festival
May 6

The Mariners’ Craft Beer Festival

Great beer, good food and live music! The sixth annual Mariners’ Craft Beer Festival will features craft beers in the unique setting of The Mariners’ Museum’s outdoor courtyards.

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May 12

Civil War Lecture: The Clarence/Tacony/Archer Affair

Confederate Piracy on the High Seas: The Clarence/Tacony/Archer Affair Presented by John V. Quarstein, Director Emeritus, USS Monitor Center Lecture…

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May 19

Rain Barrel Workshops

Learn to assemble a 55 gallon rain barrel that you can take home! In a partnership with the Virginia Cooperative…

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Black History Month Series
Free with Museum admission

Select dates in February

Join us as we commemorate Black History Month with a variety of interactive programs focusing on the influences and contributions of Africans and African-Americans in our maritime world.

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Sailor Made
Featuring items made by sailors or artisans at sea

Now Open

See works of art, scrimshaw, and decorative knotwork, commemorative and household items that will provide a glimpse into the daily lives of those who made their livelihoods on the sea.

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Battle of Hampton Roads Weekend
Modern Marvels: Technology in the Civil War

March 9-11, 2018

On March 9-11, The Mariners’ Museum and Park will commemorate the Civil War Battle that changed modern naval history forever. The Battle of Hampton Roads—when the Union ironclad USS Monitor fought the Confederate ironclad CSS Virginia to a draw—proved the supremacy of iron to wood. The Museum remembers the Battle with a weekend full of family-friendly activities, living history encampments, and more!

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Explorers Theater

3D Movie Prices

Adult

$6

Member

$5

Child 3 and under

$2

Tickets to Explorers Theater are in addition to the price of Museum admission. Movies and showtimes subject to change without notice.
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Sea Monsters 3D
A Prehistoric Adventure

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The Last Reef 3D
Cities Beneath The Sea

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Photo courtesy of NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries