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May 27

Boat Design Family Workshop

Speed and Innovation in the America’s Cup Workshops at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. The boats that race in the…

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May 27

Speed and Innovation Opening Day Celebration

Speed and Innovation in the America’s CupOpening Day Celebration The America’s Cup is the world’s premier yachting race, a high-stakes…

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May 27

Memorial Day Weekend Special: Floating Sculpture

Presented by John V. Quarstein, Director of the USS Monitor Center Noted decoy collector, John V. Quarstein, director of the…

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May 28

Boat Design Family Workshop

Speed and Innovation in the America’s Cup Workshops at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. The boats that race in the…

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May 28

Memorial Day Weekend Special: Floating Sculpture

Presented by John V. Quarstein, Director of the USS Monitor Center Noted decoy collector, John V. Quarstein, director of the…

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June 3

FrogWatch Training

Frogs and toads serve an important role as essential indicators of environmental health in wetland ecosystems. FrogWatch USA provides opportunities…

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June 10

Boat Design Family Workshop

Speed and Innovation in the America’s Cup Workshops at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. The boats that race in the…

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June 10

FrogWatch Training

Frogs and toads serve an important role as essential indicators of environmental health in wetland ecosystems. FrogWatch USA provides opportunities…

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June 10

Civil War Lecture: Canada during the Civil War

Canada during the Civil War Presented by Kate Sullivan, Conservator, USS Monitor Project Lecture begins at 2:30 PM Civil War…

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June 17

Bronze Door Society’s Wine Classic

Saturday, June 17, 2017 • 6 PM The Bronze Door Society is the premier donor society of The Mariners’ Museum and Park.…

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June 22

Oyster Gardening Seminar

The Mariners’ Museum is proud to partner with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation to host an Oyster Gardening seminar on June…

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June 22

Lecture: Britton Ward

Technological Innovations in Sailing Presented by Britton Ward Cost: $5 for Adult and Child tickets. Free for Members. Lecture begins…

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June 24

Celebrate the Park!

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Noland Trail and to celebrate the local community that supports the Park, The…

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July 1

Train Like an America’s Cup Sailor

Speed and Innovation in the America’s Cup Presented by Max Plarr, Head Sailing Coach at Christopher Newport University FREE for…

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July 8

Civil War Lecture: Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman: Conductor, Spy, ‘General’ Presented by Laurie King, Assistant Conservator, USS Monitor Project Lecture begins at 2:30 PM Civil…

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July 22

Member Appreciation Saturday

Join us for Member Appreciation Saturday!

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August 12

Civil War Lecture: 19th Century Naval Ordnance

19th Century Naval Ordnance Presented by John V. Quarstein, Director, USS Monitor Center Lecture begins at 2:30 PM Civil War…

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September 9

Civil War Lecture: The Many Faces of Preservation

The Many Faces of Preservation: Where does Conservation End and Restoration Begin? Presented by Lesley Haines, Assistant Conservator, USS Monitor

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October 14

Civil War Lecture: Silk and Rifles

Silk and Rifles: The Southern Belle and the Union Naval Blockade Presented by Guest Lecturer Emily Schwalbe, Archaeologist, Clemson University-Warren…

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November 4

Civil War Lecture: It’s Science!

It’s Science! Presented by Elsa Sangouard and Kate Sullivan, Conservators, USS Monitor Project Lecture begins at 2:30 PM Civil War…

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

Exhibition Opens Saturday, May 27, 2017

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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Bronze Door Society’s Int'l Wine Classic
Annual fundraiser for the Museum's premier donor society

Saturday, June 17, 2017 • 6 PM

Enjoy unlimited wine tastings, gourmet food pairings, and live music by The Jae Sinnett Trio.

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Polynesian Voyagers
Now Open!

October 1, 2016 - September 4

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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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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Journey to the
South Pacific 3D

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Pirates
3D

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20,000 Leagues
Under The Sea 3D

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Photo courtesy of NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries