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December 14

Lecture: Linda Heywood

Njinga of Angola: Africa’s Warrior Queen Presented by Linda Heywood Tickets are required for all evening lectures. General admission tickets…

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John Quarstein
December 16

Book Signing with John V. Quarstein

Hilton Village: America’s First Planned Public Housing Project Written by John V. Quarstein Book signing will be held at the…

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Dec 24 Dec 25

Museum Closed

The Museum will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

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Jan 8 Jan 12

Museum Closed

The Mariners’ Museum will be temporarily closed to visitors on Monday, January 8 through Friday, January 12 for maintenance and staff training.

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January 13

Civil War Lecture: The Capture of the St. Nicholas

Confederate Pirates: The Capture of the St. Nicholas Presented by John V. Quarstein, Director Emeritus, USS Monitor Center Lecture begins…

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January 20

iPhone Photography Workshop

Learn how to shoot the best photos you possibly can, using apps that will help push your pictures to the next level.

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January 20

Android Photography Workshop

Learn how to shoot the best photos you possibly can, using apps that will help push your pictures to the next level.

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January 28

Bird Watching on the Noland Trail

FREE and open to the public Take to the Trail, and join members of The Hampton Roads Bird Club for…

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February 10

Civil War Lecture: Passaic-class monitors

Passaic-class Monitors Presented by John V. Quarstein, Director Emeritus, USS Monitor Center Lecture begins at 2:30 PM Civil War lectures…

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February 24

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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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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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 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 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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Speed and Innovation in the America’s Cup
Featuring the Oracle Team USA AC72 catamaran

Now Open!

The America’s Cup is the world’s premier yachting race, a high-stakes “win-at-all-costs” international sailing competition. As the world’s oldest international sporting competition, predating modern olympics, the world’s best sailors and most advanced boats have competed for the coveted silver trophy since 1851.

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Another Look
Marine Photography from 1948-1972

Open October 7, 2017 through April 1, 2018

In conjunction with the James River Camera Club, the Museum held an annual juried photography exhibition from 1948 through 1972. Featuring prints from local and international photographers, the displayed images will be compiled in this retrospective photography exhibition to explore man's relationship with the sea.

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Views of the Baltic Sea
Contemporary Photographs from Greifswald, Germany

Open October 7, 2017 through January 7, 2018

Recognizing the 10th anniversary of the Sister City relationship between Newport News and Greifswald, Germany. Sister City relationships offer the flexibility to form connections between communities that are mutually beneficial and which address issues that are most relevant for each city. These photographs were created by eight photographers who live and work in the Greifswald region.

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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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Now Playing

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