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January 18

Members-only Reception

Members, you’re invited to meet David Alberg, Tane Casserley, and Joseph Hoyt at a Members-only Reception preceding the lecture program.

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January 18

Lecture: Investigating an American WWII Naval Battlefield

Echoes from the Deep: Investigating an American WWII Naval Battlefield Presented by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Monitor

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January 21

Member Appreciation Saturday

Join us for Member Appreciation Saturday!

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January 21

Family Hula Workshop

Come learn the basics of hula with the dancers and musicians of Hawaiian Style Halau.

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January 28

Scrimshaw Workshop

Learn about the history of scrimshaw and try your hand at creating a small scrimshaw project.

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January 28

Navigating by the Stars

Join us for a unique stargazing and navigational experience, as we learn about navigational techniques from two cultures.

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February 4

The African and African-American Presence in the Maritime World

Tours at 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM Join Museum staff on a unique guided tour of The Mariners’ Museum as…

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February 11

“Children of Blue Waters”

Performances at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM Children of Blue Waters is a multimedia performance-art piece featuring Master Storyteller Mendel…

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February 11

Civil War Lecture: So How Much of the USS Monitor Do You Actually Have?

So How Much of the USS Monitor Do You Actually Have? Presented by Will Hoffman, Senior Conservator and Conservation Project…

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February 18

“I Come From Old Virginny”

Performances at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM I Come From Old Virginny demonstrates the changing sound and perception of the…

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Don't Miss

Polynesian Voyagers
Now Open!

October 1, 2016 - June 11, 2017

In collaboration with Hawaiian educators, the Hokule’a crew and staff, and the Polynesian community, this new exhibition is designed to evoke the feeling of what it is to be a voyager. Read about the origins of the Polynesian culture and the settlement of the vast Pacific islands.

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Battle of Hampton Roads Weekend
Minorities in the Civil War

March 4 - 5, 2017

To commemorate the 1862 Battle of the Ironclads between the USS Monitor and CSS Virginia, the Museum will host a weekend full of family-friendly activities, living history encampments, reenactors, cannon firing and blacksmithing demonstrations, special events, lectures, and more! This year, in addition to the Battle itself, the weekend will focus on minorities in the Civil War.

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Echoes from the Deep
Spring Lecture Series Begins

Wednesday, January 18

Staff of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Monitor National Marine Sanctuary will discuss what they discovered during expedition to explore the deep water shipwreck sites of the German U-576 and the freighter Bluefields off the coast of North Carolina.

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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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Penguins
3D

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Journey to the
South Pacific 3D

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Photo courtesy of NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries