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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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May 26

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 27

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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June 2

Celebrate the Park 2018

Celebrate the Park will be held on the Museum’s front lawn. Crafts, family games, food trucks, interactive environmental displays and demonstrations, and much more!

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June 2

Treasures of the Museum’s Photo Negative Collection

Jay Moore presents photographs from the Museum’s “hidden collections,” showing them to the public for the first time.

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June 4

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 6

Miércoles Maritimo

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 9

FrogWatch Training

Training is split up in two separate sessions, where volunteers will be given information to identify frog and toad species and equipped with tools to participate in field conservation.

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June 11

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 13

Miércoles Maritimo

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 16

FrogWatch Training

Training is split up in two separate sessions, where volunteers will be given information to identify frog and toad species and equipped with tools to participate in field conservation.

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June 16

The Mariners’ International Wine Classic

Join The Bronze Door Society as they present The Mariners’ International Wine Classic annual fundraiser to support the conservation of the Museum’s collection.

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June 19

Oyster Gardening Seminar

The Mariners’ Museum is proud to partner with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation to host an Oyster Gardening seminar on June 19, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

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June 20

Miércoles Maritimo

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 21

Presentation and Book Signing with John Lehman

In his new book, John Lehman provides readers with the ultimate insider’s perspective on America’s Cold War struggles on the high seas.

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June 23

WWI Symposium

Join us as three renowned historians share their insights about the United States in World War I, a pivotal and transformative time in our history.

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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 Maritimo

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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Don't Miss

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

May 25th through Labor Day

The Mariners’ Museum and Park seeks to unite people. May 25th through Labor Day 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

New Exhbition - Opens May 19

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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Memorial Day Weekend

D-Day 3D
Normandy 1944

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Photo courtesy of NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries