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The Mariners’ Museum

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100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
(757) 596-2222 http://www.marinersmuseum.org

May 2018

American Girl Doll Raffle

May 19 - August 31
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Join us for our annual American Girl Doll Raffle at The Mariners' Museum and Park.

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July 2018

Maritime Mondays

July 23 @ 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until August 27, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Fun for children! Join us Monday mornings throughout the summer for engaging learning activities, including storytime and a craft!

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USS Monitor Center Gallery Tours

July 24 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until August 14, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Renowned historian, John Quarstein, will give a tour of the USS Monitor Center, home to the Civil War ironclad’s iconic gun turret.

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Miércoles Marítimo

July 25 @ 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until August 29, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Fun for children! Join us Wednesday mornings throughout the summer for engaging Spanish learning activities, including storytime and a craft!

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Civil War Round Table

July 27 @ 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Friday, repeating until August 10, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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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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USS Monitor Center Gallery Tours

July 27 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until August 14, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Renowned historian, John Quarstein, will give a tour of the USS Monitor Center, home to the Civil War ironclad’s iconic gun turret.

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Photography Workshop Series, Part 3

July 28 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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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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Behind-the-scenes of the USS Monitor Collection

July 28 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

An event every day that begins at 1:30pm, repeating until July 21, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Come view items from the USS Monitor collections storage, which is typically not open to the public.

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Behind-the-scenes of the USS Monitor Collection

July 28 @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

An event every day that begins at 1:30pm, repeating until July 21, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Come view items from the USS Monitor collections storage, which is typically not open to the public.

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Drinking History: Ginger Beer in the Americas

July 28 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Drinking History: Ginger Beer in the Americas Presented by Georgia Belk, British West Indies Trading Company FREE for Museum Members;…

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Maritime Mondays

July 30 @ 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until August 27, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Fun for children! Join us Monday mornings throughout the summer for engaging learning activities, including storytime and a craft!

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USS Monitor Center Gallery Tours

July 31 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until August 14, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Renowned historian, John Quarstein, will give a tour of the USS Monitor Center, home to the Civil War ironclad’s iconic gun turret.

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August 2018

Miércoles Marítimo

August 1 @ 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until August 29, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Fun for children! Join us Wednesday mornings throughout the summer for engaging Spanish learning activities, including storytime and a craft!

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Civil War Round Table

August 3 @ 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Friday, repeating until August 10, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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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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USS Monitor Center Gallery Tours

August 3 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until August 14, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Renowned historian, John Quarstein, will give a tour of the USS Monitor Center, home to the Civil War ironclad’s iconic gun turret.

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Longleaf Pine Basket Weaving Workshop

August 4 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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In this basket weaving workshop, you’ll learn how to weave baskets from the needles of the longleaf pine, a tree once common in Virginia and long prized for its utility in shipbuilding.

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Behind-the-scenes of the USS Monitor Collection

August 4 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

An event every day that begins at 1:30pm, repeating until July 21, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Come view items from the USS Monitor collections storage, which is typically not open to the public.

Find out more »

Behind-the-scenes of the USS Monitor Collection

August 4 @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

An event every day that begins at 1:30pm, repeating until July 21, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Come view items from the USS Monitor collections storage, which is typically not open to the public.

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WWI Posters and Propaganda

August 4 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Join Archivist Bill Barker as he examines World War I era posters from the Museum's collection. These pieces of propaganda played an important role in galvanizing public opinion and shoring up support for the war effort.

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Maritime Mondays

August 6 @ 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until August 27, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Fun for children! Join us Monday mornings throughout the summer for engaging learning activities, including storytime and a craft!

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Miércoles Marítimo

August 8 @ 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until August 29, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Fun for children! Join us Wednesday mornings throughout the summer for engaging Spanish learning activities, including storytime and a craft!

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Storytelling with Dylan Pritchett

August 9
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One event on August 9, 2018 at 12:00am

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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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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Civil War Round Table

August 10 @ 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Friday, repeating until August 10, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Visit the Museum on Friday afternoons to enjoy lunch in the Mariners' Park Café and stimulating Civil War discussion with renowned historian, John Quarstein.

Find out more »

USS Monitor Center Gallery Tours

August 10 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until August 14, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Renowned historian, John Quarstein, will give a tour of the USS Monitor Center, home to the Civil War ironclad’s iconic gun turret.

Find out more »

Behind-the-scenes of the USS Monitor Collection

August 11 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

An event every day that begins at 1:30pm, repeating until July 21, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Come view items from the USS Monitor collections storage, which is typically not open to the public.

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Introduction to Genealogy Workshop Featuring the AAHGS

August 11 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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On August 11, please join The Mariners' Museum and Park and the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society for a unique workshop exploring our family histories.

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Behind-the-scenes of the USS Monitor Collection

August 11 @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

An event every day that begins at 1:30pm, repeating until July 21, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Come view items from the USS Monitor collections storage, which is typically not open to the public.

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Civil War Lecture: The Sloop of War CSS Alabama in Combat

August 11 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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The Sloop of War CSS Alabama in Combat Presented by John V. Quarstein, Director Emeritus, USS Monitor Center Lecture begins…

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Maritime Mondays

August 13 @ 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until August 27, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Fun for children! Join us Monday mornings throughout the summer for engaging learning activities, including storytime and a craft!

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USS Monitor Center Gallery Tours

August 14 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until August 14, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Renowned historian, John Quarstein, will give a tour of the USS Monitor Center, home to the Civil War ironclad’s iconic gun turret.

Find out more »

Miércoles Marítimo

August 15 @ 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until August 29, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Fun for children! Join us Wednesday mornings throughout the summer for engaging Spanish learning activities, including storytime and a craft!

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Shibori Indigo Dye Workshop

August 18 @ 10:00 AM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Indigo vats will be set up for dyeing. Two cotton napkins are provided, and guests will be able to bring their own items to dye.

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Behind-the-scenes of the USS Monitor Collection

August 18 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

An event every day that begins at 1:30pm, repeating until July 21, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Come view items from the USS Monitor collections storage, which is typically not open to the public.

Find out more »

Behind-the-scenes of the USS Monitor Collection

August 18 @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

An event every day that begins at 1:30pm, repeating until July 21, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Come view items from the USS Monitor collections storage, which is typically not open to the public.

Find out more »

Maritime Mondays

August 20 @ 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until August 27, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Fun for children! Join us Monday mornings throughout the summer for engaging learning activities, including storytime and a craft!

Find out more »

Miércoles Marítimo

August 22 @ 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until August 29, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Fun for children! Join us Wednesday mornings throughout the summer for engaging Spanish learning activities, including storytime and a craft!

Find out more »

Behind-the-scenes of the USS Monitor Collection

August 25 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

An event every day that begins at 1:30pm, repeating until July 21, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
+ Google Map

Come view items from the USS Monitor collections storage, which is typically not open to the public.

Find out more »

Behind-the-scenes of the USS Monitor Collection

August 25 @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

An event every day that begins at 1:30pm, repeating until July 21, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Come view items from the USS Monitor collections storage, which is typically not open to the public.

Find out more »

Bird Watching on the Noland Trail

August 26 @ 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 28, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Take to the Trail, and join members of The Hampton Roads Bird Club for a bird watching workshop!

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Maritime Mondays

August 27 @ 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until August 27, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Fun for children! Join us Monday mornings throughout the summer for engaging learning activities, including storytime and a craft!

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Miércoles Marítimo

August 29 @ 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until August 29, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Fun for children! Join us Wednesday mornings throughout the summer for engaging Spanish learning activities, including storytime and a craft!

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Blood Drive at The Mariners’ Museum and Park

August 30 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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The Museum is partnering with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive this August. Please join us in saving lives by signing up to give a blood donation!

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September 2018

Meet the Objects Conservator

September 1 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Join Assistant Objects Conservator, Paige Schmidt, for an inside look at the conservation treatment, preventive care, and technical analysis of some of the institution’s treasured artifacts, and learn more about the stewardship of “America’s National Maritime” collection.

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Civil War Lecture: Battle of Galveston

September 15 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Learn about the epic battle between two wooden “cottonclads,” CSS Neptune and CSS Westfield, and six Union ships. Hear about the surprising defeat of a Union ship, USS Harriet.

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The Mariners’ Gallery Crawl

September 22 @ 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Get up close and personal with rarely-seen artifacts at The Mariners' Museum! Presented by TowneBank, take a voyage around the world at the Fourth Annual Mariners’ Gallery Crawl as you sip, savor, and explore the Museum.

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Bird Watching on the Noland Trail

September 23 @ 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 28, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Take to the Trail, and join members of The Hampton Roads Bird Club for a bird watching workshop!

Find out more »

October 2018

The Noland Trail Marathon and Relay

October 14 @ 7:00 AM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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The Noland Trail Marathon and Relay Sunday, October 14, 7 AM Click here for more details or to register Produced…

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The Mariners’ ARRRtober Festival

October 14 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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The Mariners’ ARRRtober Festival is a family-friendly event that features pirate-themed activities all day long!

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Bird Watching on the Noland Trail

October 28 @ 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 28, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Take to the Trail, and join members of The Hampton Roads Bird Club for a bird watching workshop!

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