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February 24

Maritime Mondays

Fun for both children and parents! Join us every Monday morning for engaging activities.

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February 29

Safety at Sea Course

Join us for a day-long Safety at Sea Seminar designed and conducted by sailors and experts in their fields!

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February 29

Anansi the Trickster

Join The Mariners’ Museum and Park during the month of February and celebrate Black History Month with us through programs, living history, and hands-on activities.

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February 29

Hampton Roads History: Henry E. “Eddie” Huntington

Dive into significant events of our nation’s history and examine their direct ties to the Hampton Roads region with noted historian and director emeritus of the USS Monitor Center, John V. Quarstein.

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March 2

Maritime Mondays

Fun for both children and parents! Join us every Monday morning for engaging activities.

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March 5

Evening Lecture:
David H. Bain

Come hear the fascinating tale about two Virginians on an expedition to the Holy Land from best-selling author David Haward Bain.

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March 6

Civil War Discussion:
USS Cumberland

Visit the Museum on Friday afternoon for a stimulating Civil War discussion with renowned historian, John Quarstein. There is no charge to participate.

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March 7

Battle of Hampton Roads Day

This famous Civil War Battle changed modern naval history forever.

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March 7

Nature Workshop:
The Art of Hammered Flowers

Learn how to make beautiful creations using natural resources inspired by The Mariners’ Museum Park at these family-friendly workshops.

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March 7

Civil War Lecture: European Ironclad Evolution (1855 – 1870)

EUROPEAN IRONCLAD EVOLUTION: 1855 TO 1870
Fox took command of the steamer Baltic in an effort to take supplies to the besieged Fort Sumter, but arrived too late.

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March 7

History Bites

A food-tasting event of HISTORIC proportions! Join us for a delectable time at our Seventh Annual History Bites. Tickets on sale soon!

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March 8

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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March 9

Maritime Mondays

Fun for both children and parents! Join us every Monday morning for engaging activities.

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March 13

Civil War Discussion: USS Congress

Visit the Museum on Friday afternoon for a stimulating Civil War discussion with renowned historian, John Quarstein. There is no charge to participate.

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March 15

Members-Only Group Tour

Explore the Shady Ladies of the Seven Seas through a Members-only guided tour of our galleries focusing on women’s roles…

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March 16

Maritime Mondays

Fun for both children and parents! Join us every Monday morning for engaging activities.

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March 23

Maritime Mondays

Fun for both children and parents! Join us every Monday morning for engaging activities.

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March 30

Maritime Mondays

Fun for both children and parents! Join us every Monday morning for engaging activities.

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April 3

Civil War Discussion: Battle of Memphis

Visit the Museum on Friday afternoon for a stimulating Civil War discussion with renowned historian, John Quarstein. There is no charge to participate.

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April 4

Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa

Join us for a special commemoration marking the 75th Anniversary of the Battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa at The Mariners’ Museum and Park.

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Don't Miss

Toys Ahoy! A Maritime Childhood
New Exhibition

NOW OPEN!

Adventure is out there! Toys Ahoy! is a new and fun exhibition that connects the young and the young at heart. Come explore your childhood again, and delight over a collection of 100 different items from children's books, games, and toys!

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Free with $1 Museum admission

Every Monday and Saturday in February

Join The Mariners’ Museum and Park every Monday and Saturday during the month of February to celebrate Black History Month through programs, living history, and hands-on activities for children and adults. Free with $1 Museum admission.

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BATTLE OF HAMPTON ROADS DAY
Free with $1 Museum admission

Saturday, March 7 • 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Spend the day commemorating the 158th anniversary of the Battle of Hampton Roads at The Mariners' Museum! This historic event is filled with family-friendly programs and activities to honor the famous Civil War Battle that changed modern naval history forever.

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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

Deepsea Challenge
3D

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Aircraft Carrier:
Guardians of the Sea 3D

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Photo courtesy of NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries