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The Mariners’ Museum

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

July 2020

Live Lecture: Battle of the Head of the Passes

July 10 @ 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Join author and historian John V. Quarstein on Youtube Live, when he gives a 30-minute presentation about a bloodless naval battle in the Civil War.

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Live Lecture: Capture of New Orleans

July 17 @ 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Join author and historian John V. Quarstein on Youtube Live, when he gives a 30-minute presentation about the capture of the largest Confederate city that proved to be a major turning point in the Civil War.

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Live Program: Naming Legacies from the Battle of Iwo Jima

July 20 @ 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Join Marc Nucup, public historian at The Mariners' Museum, for a live program about US Navy ships that were named to honor individuals who fought in the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II.

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Live Program: Naming Legacies from the Battle of Okinawa

July 27 @ 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Join Marc Nucup, public historian at The Mariners' Museum, for a live program about US Navy ships that were named to honor individuals who fought in the Battle of Okinawa during World War II.

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August 2020

Nature Workshop: Imprints from Nature

August 1 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

The Nature Workshop Series are family-friendly workshops to introduce every one of all ages how to make beautiful creations using natural resources inspired by The Mariners’ Museum Park.

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Friendly Hours

August 9 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2020

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

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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Red Cross Blood Drive

August 13 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Join The Mariner’s Museum and Park as it partners with the American Red Cross for the second time this year, serving as a host site for a blood drive. Save a life, give blood.

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Civil War Discussion: Second Battle of Manassas

August 14 @ 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

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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Civil War Discussion: A. P. Hill, CSA

August 21 @ 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

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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Hampton Roads History: Founding of Newport News

August 22 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

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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September 2020

Civil War Discussion: Siege of Harpers Ferry

September 4 @ 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

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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Nature Workshop: An Accessory to Nature

September 5 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

The Nature Workshop Series are family-friendly workshops to introduce every one of all ages how to make beautiful creations using natural resources inspired by The Mariners’ Museum Park.

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Civil War Discussion: Battle of South Mountain

September 11 @ 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

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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Friendly Hours

September 13 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2020

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

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.

Find out more »

Evening Lecture: A Furious Sky

September 24 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Best-selling historian and author Eric Jay Dolin returns to present a story on five hundred years of American hurricanes.

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Hampton Roads History: Airship ROMA A Forgotten Tragedy

September 26 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Dive into significant events of our nation’s history and examine their direct ties to the Hampton Roads region with special guest speaker Nancy E. Sheppard.

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October 2020

Friendly Hours

October 11 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2020

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

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.

Find out more »

November 2020

Hampton Roads History: The Virginia Peninsula and the Birth of Military Aviation

November 7 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

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 Center, John V. Quarstein.

Find out more »

Friendly Hours

November 8 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2020

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

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.

Find out more »

December 2020

Friendly Hours

December 13 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2020

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

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.

Find out more »
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