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July 22

Member Appreciation Saturday

Join us for Member Appreciation Saturday!

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July 22

Family Hula Workshop

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

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July 22

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 24

Maritime Mondays

  Fun for Children! Join us Monday mornings throughout the summer for engaging, learning activities for children that include story…

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July 31

Maritime Mondays

  Fun for Children! Join us Monday mornings throughout the summer for engaging, learning activities for children that include story…

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August 7

Maritime Mondays

  Fun for Children! Join us Monday mornings throughout the summer for engaging, learning activities for children that include story…

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August 12

Introduction to Wooden Boat Modeling

Presented by Ron Lewis and Members of the Hampton Roads Ship Model Society Cost is $25 for Members, $75 for…

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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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August 14

Maritime Mondays

  Fun for Children! Join us Monday mornings throughout the summer for engaging, learning activities for children that include story…

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August 21

Maritime Mondays

  Fun for Children! Join us Monday mornings throughout the summer for engaging, learning activities for children that include story…

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August 28

Maritime Mondays

  Fun for Children! Join us Monday mornings throughout the summer for engaging, learning activities for children that include story…

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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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September 16

The Mariners’ Gallery Crawl: The Secret Life of Objects

Marvel at the unexpected discoveries made by our collections experts—from the mysterious lock of hair found behind the miniature portrait…

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September 23

Longleaf Pine Basket Weaving Workshop

Presented by Wisteria Perry, Manager of Student Programs Cost is $20 ($10 for Members) In this basket weaving workshop, you’ll…

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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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The gun carriage of the USS <em>Monitor</em>
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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November 21

Explorers Theater Closed

The Explorers Theater will be closed on Tuesday, November 21 for maintenance, reopening on November 22.

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December 9

Civil War Lecture: CSS Nashville

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

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December 9

Christmas on the Monitor

A December holiday event commemorating the one and only Christmas spent on the ironclad Monitor before its tragic sinking on…

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#FindtheBoat 2017
Join us for a scavenger hunt adventure contest!

Now Open!

Every Friday beginning June 16 and concluding July 28, we will post a clue on Instagram leading you to a boat or boat model currently on display in the Museum. Decipher the clue to discover the location of the boat, then snap a selfie with the boat for a chance to win a week-long Caribbean Carnival cruise for two valued at $2,500, along with other fantastic prizes!

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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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The Mariners' Gallery Crawl
“The Secret Life of Objects”

September 16, 2017

Marvel at the unexpected discoveries made by our collections experts. Experience rare artifacts up-close and hear the scandalous secrets that will have you gasping with delight. Enjoy delicious bites and spirited beverages as your Gallery Crawl passport transports you throughout each fascinating corner of The Mariners’ Museum and into another time.

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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

Pirates
3D

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Now Playing

20,000 Leagues
Under The Sea 3D

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Coming Soon

The Last Reef 3D
Cities Beneath The Sea

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Photo courtesy of NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries