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March 22

One-Day Whaling Exhibition

This one-day “pop-up” exhibition will feature objects in the Museum’s collection and Library archives that tell stories of whaling throughout history.

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March 25

Maritime Mondays

Fun for Children! Join us Monday mornings for engaging learning activities for children that include story time and a craft!

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April 1

Maritime Mondays

Fun for Children! Join us Monday mornings for engaging learning activities for children that include story time and a craft!

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April 4

Tie-Dye into Spring: Family Workshop

Come learn about indigo history, techniques, and more while you and your child or grandchild dye your very own t-shirt!

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April 4

Lecture: Earl Swift

Acclaimed journalist Earl Swift offers us a bittersweet and eye-opening look at a world that has, quite nearly, gone by – and a crisis that will someday impact all Americans.

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April 5

Civil War Round Table: The Battle of Shiloh

Visit the Museum Friday afternoons for stimulating Civil War discussion.

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April 6

A Somewhat Pleasant Surprise

In 2008, curator Marc Nucup sought to fill this hole in the collection and purchase a 17th-century matchlock. Imagine the surprise when something else entirely showed up at the Museum! Come find out the surprise!

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April 8

Maritime Mondays

Fun for Children! Join us Monday mornings for engaging learning activities for children that include story time and a craft!

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April 12

Civil War Round Table: The Evolution of 19th Century Small Arms

Visit the Museum Friday afternoons for stimulating Civil War discussion.

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April 13

It’s for the Birds Workshop

Create your own unique birdhouse gourd!

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April 14

Friendly Hours

Friendly Hours is an inclusive time where guests with mobility, cognitive, or physical challenges can experience the Museum in a less crowded environment with reduced sound and lighting.

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April 15

Maritime Mondays

Fun for Children! Join us Monday mornings for engaging learning activities for children that include story time and a craft!

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April 20

Tie-Dye into Spring: Family Workshop

Come learn about indigo history, techniques, and more while you and your child or grandchild dye your very own t-shirt!

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April 22

Maritime Mondays

Fun for Children! Join us Monday mornings for engaging learning activities for children that include story time and a craft!

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April 27

Rain Barrel Workshops

In a partnership with the Virginia Cooperative Extension and the City of Newport News, The Mariners’ Museum and Park are offering rain barrel workshops!

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April 27

Celebrate the Park 2019

Bring the entire family and invite your friends to this FUN and FREE outdoor event at The Mariners’ Museum and Park!

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April 29

Maritime Mondays

Fun for Children! Join us Monday mornings for engaging learning activities for children that include story time and a craft!

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April 29

Lecture: Michael Tougias

A Lecture Series favorite, Michael Tougias returns to tell his newest tale of high-stakes survival – this time, with a political twist.

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May 4

The Forgotten Faces of the Titanic

Wisteria Perry’s talk examines stories of RMS Titanic passengers from all over the world, including China, Haiti, and Egypt, and also a few survivors who ended up here in Hampton Roads.

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May 5

The Mariners’ Craft Beer Festival

Great beer, good food, and live music! The seventh annual Mariners’ Craft Beer Festival will features craft beers in the unique setting of The Mariners’ Museum’s outdoor courtyards.

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Celebrate the Park
Featuring the City Nature Challenge

April 27 · 10 AM - 2 PM

Come celebrate The Mariners’ Museum Park and the Noland Trail with family games, interactive environmental displays and demonstrations, make-and-take crafts, and much more. Bring the entire family and invite your friends to this FUN and FREE outdoor event as part of the Museum’s appreciation for the local community’s support!

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Seizing the Moment
The Evolution of Action Photography

Now Open

Delve into never before seen images from The Horace Havemeyer III Collection along with work by contemporary photographers, showing the evolution of marine photography from a documentary approach to more of an artistic perspective.

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The Mariners' Craft Beer Festival
Tickets now on Sale

May 5 · 12 PM - 5 PM

Join us for the seventh annual Mariners’ Craft Beer Festival featuring craft beers and live music in the unique setting of The Mariners’ Museum’s outdoor courtyards.

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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

Sea Rex 3D
Journey to a Prehistoric World

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Oceans 3D
Our Blue Planet

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Photo courtesy of NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries