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May 19 Aug 31

American Girl Doll Raffle

Join us for our annual American Girl Doll Raffle at The Mariners’ Museum and Park.

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June 25

Maritime Mondays

Fun for children! Join us Monday mornings throughout the summer for engaging learning activities, including storytime and a craft!

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June 27

Miércoles Marítimo

Fun for children! Join us Wednesday mornings throughout the summer for engaging Spanish learning activities, including storytime and a craft!

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June 30

The SS Mark German Ensign

Marc Nucup shares the history of a German ensign flag, carried aboard the SS Mark.

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July 9

Maritime Mondays

Fun for children! Join us Monday mornings throughout the summer for engaging learning activities, including storytime and a craft!

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July 10

Storytelling with Dylan Pritchett

Mr. Pritchett has created a presentation, “Scraps of History” which uses real documents from the 18th and 19th centuries to highlight African and African-American history within the fabric of the American past.

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July 10

Gallery Talk with Authors Steven Tsuchiya and Robert Kamins

FREE with $1 Museum admission!  Steven Tsuchiya and Robert Kamins, authors of Winging It: ORACLE Team USA’s Incredible Comeback to…

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July 11

Miércoles Marítimo

Fun for children! Join us Wednesday mornings throughout the summer for engaging Spanish learning activities, including storytime and a craft!

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July 13

Civil War Round Table

Visit the Museum on Friday afternoons to enjoy lunch in the Mariners’ Park Café and stimulating Civil War discussion with renowned historian, John Quarstein.

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July 14

Photography Workshop Series, Part 1

Brock Switzer, the Museum’s Photographer and Digital Imaging Specialist, will lead a three-part photography workshop series that will develop your photography skills as you explore the Museum.

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July 14

It’s for the Birds Workshop

Create your own unique birdhouse gourd!

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July 14

Civil War Lecture: CSS Arkansas

CSS Arkansas Presented by John V. Quarstein, Director Emeritus, USS Monitor Center Lecture begins at 2:30 PM Civil War lectures…

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July 16

Maritime Mondays

Fun for children! Join us Monday mornings throughout the summer for engaging learning activities, including storytime and a craft!

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July 18

Miércoles Marítimo

Fun for children! Join us Wednesday mornings throughout the summer for engaging Spanish learning activities, including storytime and a craft!

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July 20

Civil War Round Table

Visit the Museum on Friday afternoons to enjoy lunch in the Mariners’ Park Café and stimulating Civil War discussion with renowned historian, John Quarstein.

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July 21

Photography Workshop Series, Part 2

Brock Switzer, the Museum’s Photographer and Digital Imaging Specialist, will lead a three-part photography workshop series that will develop your photography skills as you explore the Museum.

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July 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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July 23

Maritime Mondays

Fun for children! Join us Monday mornings throughout the summer for engaging learning activities, including storytime and a craft!

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July 25

Miércoles Marítimo

Fun for children! Join us Wednesday mornings throughout the summer for engaging Spanish learning activities, including storytime and a craft!

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July 27

Civil War Round Table

Visit the Museum on Friday afternoons to enjoy lunch in the Mariners’ Park Café and stimulating Civil War discussion with renowned historian, John Quarstein.

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$1 Summer Admission
Only for the summer! Admission is $1 per person!

Now through Labor Day

The Mariners’ Museum and Park seeks to unite people. Now through Labor Day, admission to the Museum will be reduced to $1 per person to engage as many people as possible because through the world’s waters, through our shared maritime heritage, we are all mariners.

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Answering America's Call
Newport News in World War I

Now Open

Learn how Newport News supported war efforts with the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company by viewing first-hand journals, letters, photographs and more.

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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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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

Oceans 3D
Our Blue Planet

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Sea Monsters 3D
A Prehistoric Adventure

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Photo courtesy of NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries