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March 23

Lecture: William Geroux

The Mathews Men Presented by William Geroux Cost: $5 for Adult and Child tickets. Free for Members. Lecture begins at…

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April 3

Lecture: Michael Tougias

So Close To Home Presented by Michael Tougias Cost: $5 for Adult and Child tickets. Free for Members. Lecture begins…

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April 8

Civil War Lecture: Conserving Civil War Shipwrecks

Conserving Civil War Shipwrecks: Research and Innovations Presented by Elsa Sangouard, Senior Conservator, USS Monitor Project Lecture begins at 2:30…

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April 22

Member Appreciation Saturday

Join us for Member Appreciation Saturday!

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April 22

New Explorations of Island Earth

Join us as we explore new frontiers in marine science with our friends from Virginia Sea Grant, and check in with Hokule’a as she sails across the Pacific!

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May 4

Lecture: Jack Griffin

America’s Cup in Bermuda Presented by Jack Griffin Cost: $5 for Adult and Child tickets. Free for Members. Lecture begins…

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Beer from a cask in 2013 at The Mariners' Craft Beer Festival
May 7

The Mariners’ Craft Beer Festival

Great beer, good food and live music! The fifth annual Mariners’ Craft Beer Festival will features craft beers in the…

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May 13

Civil War Lecture: Last Days of the CSS Virginia

Last Days of the CSS Virginia Presented by John V. Quarstein, Director, USS Monitor Center Lecture begins at 2:30 PM…

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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 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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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 Leslie Haines, Assistant Conservator, USS Monitor

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October 14

Civil War Lecture: Silk and Rifles

Silk and Rifles: A Gender Analysis of Blockade Runner Cargos Presented by guest lecturer Emily Schwalbe, Archaeologist, Clemson University-Warren Lasch…

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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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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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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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The Mariners’ Craft Beer Festival
Great beer & live music in a unique setting!

Sunday, May 7, 2017 · Noon – 5 PM

Enjoy a large selection of craft beers from local, regional, and national breweries!

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Treasures of NOAA’s Ark
From NOAA

March 3 - December 31, 2017

Treasures of NOAA’s Ark explores the history of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and how the agency, part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, has impacted people across the nation and world. This exhibition highlights NOAA’s legacy of science, service, and stewardship and explores how we are all connected to the environment.

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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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Penguins
3D

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Journey to the
South Pacific 3D

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Photo courtesy of NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries