Find your connection to the world’s waters and to one another
Through the water, we are one city, one region, one nation, one world. Find your own connection to the world’s waters and, ultimately, to each other.Plan Your Visit
Friendly HoursFriendly Hours
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Red Cross Blood Drive
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Lt. John Mercer BrookeUSS Monitor Legacy Program
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Sips & Trips
Saturday, June 24 • 6:30 p.m.
Spend an adventurous evening exploring the wonders of the world without leaving Newport News.
Connect through Nature
The Mariners’ Park
One of the nation’s largest privately owned and maintained parks. Free and open to the public.
USS Monitor Story
Monitor’s legacy is all about people. From the heroes who fought for national unity to the engineers who created a technological marvel to the conservators preserving its story today, Monitor’s story is our story.
Connect through Art
Beyond the Frame
Join us behind the scenes to explore The Mariners’ Collection and discover stories that lie beyond the frame. New episodes are published on the first Friday of every month.