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  • Simulated Seas: Raft

    • Collections
    • Cultural Heritage
    • Exploration
    • Recreation
    • Technology

    At The Mariners’ Museum and Park, we believe that we are all connected by the water and by our shared maritime heritage. And through that connection, we are every one of us, mariners. That’s what we say. I’ll be honest with you, though. I didn’t really feel that.

  • Beyond the Frame: Something to Remember

    • Art
    • Collections
    • Exploration
    • Technology
    • USS Monitor

    Art is fascinating in the way that it allows us to peer into the mind of an artist, see the world through their eyes, through the lens of their creativity. But there’s something very special about an artist allowing us to peek into their memory, especially a life changing one like this.

  • 20th Anniversary of USS Monitor’s Turret Recovery

    2022 marks the 20th anniversary of raising the famous ironclad’s gun turret off the ocean floor, where it sat for 140 years. Just like the innovative weapon, this feat was revolutionary. The divers, archaeologists, engineers - the US Navy, NOAA, and countless others, worked together to accomplish this mission. This video celebrates all of these people who made this happen!

  • Speed and Innovation in The America’s Cup

    • Exploration
    • Recreation
    • Science
    • Technology

    Get swept away in this awe-inspiring exhibit featuring the world's oldest international sporting competition.

  • BEYOND THE FRAME: Something to Remember

    In this episode, we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the recovery of USS Monitor's turret - a story told through this work, a tale to be proud of - to pass on, and something to remember.

  • “In the Land of Submarines”: Moving Nishimura 3746

    • Conservation
    • Military
    • Technology

    We can handle a lot of heavy lifting with our staff, but sometimes we need to call on outside experts for help. Such was the case with No. 3746, a Japanese mini-submarine designed by Nishimura Ishimatsu. We needed to lift the sub onto a custom cradle and relocate it.

  • Ship Model Gallery

    • Technology

    Imagine your own adventure on the high seas as you navigate this fascinating gallery.

  • HRPE during WWII: Innovators in Aviation

    • Military
    • Military Conflict
    • Photography
    • Technology
    • Women's History

    WAVES fulfilled various positions and worked at Naval bases across the US, ranging from yeoman to chauffeur, baker to pharmacist, and artist to aircraft mechanic. Most WAVES worked in naval aviation units–maintaining aircraft, testing parachutes, and working as domestic air traffic controllers or weather specialists.

  • Yacht America Builder’s Model Donated to Mariners’

    • Collections
    • Technology

    In 1850, in an effort to demonstrate American advances in shipbuilding to the world, a group of New York yachtsmen formed a plan to send a yacht to England to race against British boats. The task of designing the boat was given to George Steers, one of New York’s leading naval architects and the designer of the port’s fastest pilot boats.

  • SS Savannah

    This hybrid American ship was the first steamship to cross the Atlantic! Watch the video to learn more about this impressive ship's story.

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