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The Mariners’ Museum

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

May 2021

Civil War Lecture:
Battle of Memphis

May 7 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from Historian John V. Quarstein as he presents on the first battle of Memphis that was fought on the Mississippi River, and witnessed by many of the citizens of Memphis, Tenn.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

May 10
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for new adventures as The Mariners’ Museum features colorful, detailed children's picture books of animals and human cultures from around the world by American writer and illustrator Jan Brett.

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History of the Park and Trees Guided Tour

May 12 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Connect with nature on a guided tour of The Mariners’ Park and the Noland Trail! This walk features an in-depth narrative of trees and plants, including an overview history of the scenic 550-acre Park.

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Speakers’ Bureau: A Parson’s Son Goes To Sea

May 12 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Ron Lewis, a docent at The Mariners’ Museum, examines the life and legends of an admiral and a lord whose name is prominent as Napoleon - Horatio Nelson.

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Hampton Roads History: The Birthplace of American Aircraft Carriers

May 14 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Join authors and historians Thomas Heinrich and John V. Quarstein as they dive into discussion about ships that revolutionized naval warfare during World War II.

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History of the Park and Trees Guided Tour

May 15 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Connect with nature on a guided tour of The Mariners’ Park and the Noland Trail! This walk features an in-depth narrative of trees and plants, including an overview history of the scenic 550-acre Park.

Find out more »

Virtual Maritime Mondays

May 17
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for new adventures as The Mariners’ Museum features colorful, detailed children's picture books of animals and human cultures from around the world by American writer and illustrator Jan Brett.

Find out more »

Speakers’ Bureau: John Paul Jones

May 19 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Ed Moore, a docent at The Mariners’ Museum and Park, introduces the “father of the American Navy.”

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Evening Lecture: MUSEUMS: Behind the Scenes

May 20 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

The Mariners’ Museum welcomes Leslie Mueller, host of the hit public television series Museum Access, as she takes us behind the scenes at some of America's favorite museums.

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Civil War Lecture: Ben Butler and the Contrabands

May 21 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from Historian John V. Quarstein as he presents on a Union general’s decision not to return three enslaved men helped to change the principle cause of the Civil War.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

May 24
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for new adventures as the Mariners’ features colorful, detailed children's picture books of animals and human cultures from around the world by American writer and illustrator Jan Brett.

Find out more »

Speakers’ Bureau: Exxon Valdez
vs. Bligh Reef

May 26 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Dan Wood, a docent at The Mariners’ Museum, shares the story of how the second largest oil spill in US waters more than 30 years ago led to worldwide changes.

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Civil War Lecture: Origins and Meanings of Decoration Day

May 28 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from Historian John V. Quarstein as he presents on the origins of Decoration Day, and how it evolved into a national holiday honoring the men and women who died while serving in the US military.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

May 31
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for new adventures as The Mariners’ Museum features colorful, detailed children's picture books of animals and human cultures from around the world by American writer and illustrator Jan Brett.

Find out more »

June 2021

History of the Park and Trees Guided Tour

June 2 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Connect with nature on a guided tour of The Mariners’ Park and the Noland Trail! This walk features an in-depth narrative of trees and plants, including an overview history of the scenic 550-acre Park.

Find out more »

Hampton Roads History: D-Day Ships from the Old Norfolk Navy Yard

June 4 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Take a walk back into history with Marcus Robbins of the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, as the historian and archivist talks of the ships built at the yard that took part in the invasion of Normandy.

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History of the Park and Trees Guided Tour

June 5 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Connect with nature on a guided tour of The Mariners’ Park and the Noland Trail! This walk features an in-depth narrative of trees and plants, including an overview history of the scenic 550-acre Park.

Find out more »

Virtual Maritime Mondays

June 7 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for enchanting discoveries that await at museums around the world! Join us every Monday afternoon for an engaging story with your children, and learn how we are all connected to the world’s waters.

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Speakers’ Bureau: Are We the Vikings?

June 9 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Ron Lewis, a docent at The Mariners’ Museum, seeks to find answers about the arrival of early explorers from Europe and Scandinavia in North America.

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Civil War Lecture: CSS Stonewall – A Ship Under Four Flags

June 11 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from Historian John V. Quarstein as he shares the intriguing life story of a Confederate ironclad, CSS Stonewall.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

June 14 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for enchanting discoveries that await at museums around the world! Join us every Monday afternoon for an engaging story with your children, and learn how we are all connected to the world’s waters.

Find out more »

History of the Park and Trees Guided Tour

June 16 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Connect with nature on a guided tour of The Mariners’ Park and the Noland Trail! This walk features an in-depth narrative of trees and plants, including an overview history of the scenic 550-acre Park.

Find out more »

Civil War Lecture: Battle of Wassaw Sound, Georgia

June 18 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from author and historian John V. Quarstein when he talks about the Civil War naval battle between CSS Atlanta and USS Weehawken and USS Nahant.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

June 21
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for enchanting discoveries that await at museums around the world! Join us every Monday for an engaging story with your children, and learn how we are all connected to the world’s waters.

Find out more »

Virtual Maritime Mondays

June 28
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for enchanting discoveries that await at museums around the world! Join us every Monday for an engaging story with your children, and learn how we are all connected to the world’s waters.

Find out more »

Virtual Teacher Professional Development

June 28 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Historical Memes?
Learn numerous teaching strategies that can be incorporated into your classroom to engage the 21st century learner.

Find out more »

History of the Park and Trees Guided Tour

June 30 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Connect with nature on a guided tour of The Mariners’ Park and the Noland Trail! This walk features an in-depth narrative of trees and plants, including an overview history of the scenic 550-acre Park.

Find out more »

July 2021

Virtual Maritime Monday

July 5
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Ahoy, Me Hearties! Hop aboard for pirate mischief and adventure! Fun for both children and caregivers, enjoy a book reading with Lauren T. Furey, and discover an interesting artifact from our Museum’s Collection!

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Hampton Roads History: Legendary 19th-century Resorts

July 9 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Join us for a virtual lecture with John V. Quarstein, director emeritus of the USS Monitor Center, when he presents on the prominence of the Chamberlin Hotel as the center of luxurious hospitality for the elite on Old Point Comfort.

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Friendly Hours

July 11 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Have a family member, friend, or loved one who needs a tailored museum experience? Join us for Friendly Hours on the second Sunday of each month!

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

July 12
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Ahoy, Me Hearties! Hop aboard for pirate mischief and adventure! Fun for both children and caregivers, enjoy a book reading with Lauren T. Furey, and discover an interesting artifact from our Museum’s Collection!

Find out more »

Virtual Teacher Professional Development

July 12 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Historical Memes?
Learn numerous teaching strategies that can be incorporated into your classroom to engage the 21st century learner.

Find out more »

Virtual Teacher Professional Development

July 13 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Flipping Over Primary Sources.
Learn numerous teaching strategies that can be incorporated into your classroom to engage the 21st century learner.

Find out more »

History of the Park and Trees Guided Tour

July 14 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Connect with nature on a guided tour of The Mariners’ Park and the Noland Trail! This walk features an in-depth narrative of trees and plants, including an overview history of the scenic 550-acre Park.

Find out more »

History of the Park and Trees Guided Tour

July 17 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Connect with nature on a guided tour of The Mariners’ Park and the Noland Trail! This walk features an in-depth narrative of trees and plants, including an overview history of the scenic 550-acre Park.

Find out more »

Virtual Maritime Mondays

July 19
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Ahoy, Me Hearties! Hop aboard for pirate mischief and adventure! Fun for both children and caregivers, enjoy a book reading with Lauren T. Furey, and discover an interesting artifact from our Museum’s Collection!

Find out more »

Civil War Lecture:
CSS Arkansas

July 23 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from author and historian John V. Quarstein as he gives a presentation on the spectacular career of the last Confederate ironclad on the Mississippi.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

July 26
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Ahoy, Me Hearties! Hop aboard for pirate mischief and adventure! Fun for both children and caregivers, enjoy a book reading with Lauren T. Furey, and discover an interesting artifact from our Museum’s Collection!

Find out more »

August 2021

Virtual Maritime Mondays

August 2
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online with your little Mariners this month for stories about the beacons of light that continually inspire and captivate us all for centuries.

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Speakers’ Bureau: Birth of the Coast Guard

August 4 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Learn from Dan Wood, a docent at The Mariners’ Museum, about the origins of the U.S. Coast Guard and its accomplishments in protecting the nation’s maritime region.

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Civil War Lecture:
CSS Alabama – Roll, Alabama, Roll!

August 6 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from author and historian John V. Quarstein as he gives a presentation on the most successful of all Confederate commerce raiders during the Civil War.

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Friendly Hours

August 8 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Join us in the galleries on the second Sunday of every month for Friendly Hours, a unique and inclusive programs for guests who prefer to experience the Museum within a quieter, less crowded environment.

Find out more »

Virtual Maritime Mondays

August 9
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online with your little Mariners this month for stories about the beacons of light that continually inspire and captivate us all for centuries.

Find out more »

Blood Drive

August 12 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
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, serving as a host site for a much-needed blood drive. Save a life, give blood.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

August 16
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online with your little Mariners this month for stories about the beacons of light that continually inspire and captivate us all for centuries.

Find out more »

Hampton Roads History: Nat Turner’s Rebellion

August 20 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from John V. Quarstein, director emeritus of the USS Monitor Center, when he presents on one of the largest slave uprisings in American history.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

August 23
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online with your little Mariners this month for stories about the beacons of light that continually inspire and captivate us all for centuries.

Find out more »

Evening Lecture:
The Coast Guard Art Program (COGAP)

August 26 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Come spend a delightful evening online with COGAP artist Karen Loew, who will present an engaging story of the many vital missions of the USCG as captured in fine art for the Coast Guard collection.

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Civil War Lecture: Capture of Hatteras Inlet, NC

August 27 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from author and historian John V. Quarstein when he presents on the first combined operation of the Union Army and Navy that resulted in the Union's domination of the strategically important North Carolina Sounds.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

August 30
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online with your little Mariners this month for stories about the beacons of light that continually inspire and captivate us all for centuries.

Find out more »

September 2021

Virtual Maritime Mondays

September 6
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for a reading adventure every Monday with Lauren T. Furey, manager of visitor engagement, and discover an interesting artifact from our Museum’s Collections!

Find out more »

Civil War Lecture: Coastal Ironclads other than Monitors

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

Hear from historian John V. Quarstein when he presents on ironclads built during and after the Civil War that were successful on a different level.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

September 13
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for a reading adventure every Monday with Lauren T. Furey, manager of visitor engagement, and discover an interesting artifact from our Museum’s Collections!

Find out more »

Civil War Discussion: Battle of Antietam
(SOLD OUT)

September 17 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Visit us this Friday afternoon for a lively and informative Civil War discussion. Come hear John speak about the bloodiest day in American Civil War history!

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National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebración!

September 18 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Spend the day with us celebrating the substantial contributions, rich traditions, and lush histories of the Hispanic communities!

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VIRTUAL
National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebración! 

September 18 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Can't make it in person? Join us virtually as Erika Cosme, the Museum's content and interpretation developer, explores the history and geography of Latin America and Caribbean.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

September 20
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for a reading adventure every Monday with Lauren T. Furey, manager of visitor engagement, and discover an interesting artifact from our Museum’s Collections!

Find out more »

Virtual
Civil War Lecture:
Battle of New Market Heights

September 24
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from historian John V. Quarstein when he gives a presentation about a critical battle where a division of US Colored Troops displayed great heroism with 12 soldiers being awarded the Medal Of Honor.

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Virtual
Evening Lecture:
The Gulf of Mexico

September 30 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Venture online with author John Sledge for a memorable evening filled with insightful stories of remarkable people connected to maritime life in the Gulf!

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October 2021

Virtual
Civil War Lecture:
USS Cumberland

October 8 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from historian John V. Quarstein when he gives a presentation on the first wooden warship sunk by an ironclad during the Battle of Hampton Roads on March 8, 1862.

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Virginia History Day Workshop

October 9 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Are you an educator? Then sign up for this free workshop at The Mariners’ Museum, and join other educators from the Museum and Virginia Museum of History & Culture!

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Friendly Hours

October 10 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Join us in the galleries on the second Sunday of every month for Friendly Hours, a unique and inclusive program for guests who prefer to experience the Museum within a quieter, less crowded environment.

Find out more »

Virtual
Speakers’ Bureau:
Pre-Columbian Curiosities

October 13 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Travel online with Jennifer Hackney, the Museum's senior material culture educator, as she digs into the incredible history of Moche civilization. This lecture is part of our celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Civil War Discussions: The Confederates’ Kentucky Campaign 

October 15 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Visit us on Friday afternoon in the Lower Lobby while engaging in a Civil War discussion with historian, John Quarstein. Admission is free. Seating is very limited. If capacity is reached, contact us to be placed on a waiting list.

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The Noland Trail
50K & Relay

October 17 @ 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

The Noland Trail 50K & Relay returns to The Mariners’ Park! Come cheer on the runners or sign up today to participate.

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Virtual
Civil War Lecture:
River Monitors

October 22 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from historian John V. Quarstein, when he presents on turreted ironclads that were successful and played a valuable role in the Confederacy’s final defeat in the West.

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Virtual Speakers’ Bureau: Tragedy on
the Mississippi

October 27 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Join us online with Brock Switzer, cultural heritage photographer at The Mariners’ Museum, when he examines what is arguably the single greatest maritime disaster in US history.

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November 2021

Virtual Civil War Lecture: ADM Louis M. Goldsborough

November 5 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from historian John V. Quarstein when he gives a presentation on the naval career of Admiral Louis M. Goldsborough, who first enlisted at an astounding age of seven!

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Toys for Tots

November 9 - December 11
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Make a child's dream come true! Donate a toy this holiday season. Look for the donation box in the Main Lobby.

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Virtual Lecture: History of Newport News’s Victory Arch

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

Join us online with John V. Quarstein, director emeritus of the USS Monitor Center, when he presents the story about a city landmark that holds historical significance for locals in Hampton Roads.

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Friendly Hours

November 14 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Join us in the galleries on the second Sunday of every month, a unique and inclusive program for guests who prefer to experience the Museum within a quieter, less crowded environment.

Find out more »

Students’ Webinar:
The Arbornaut – Exploring the World’s Treetops

November 18
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Get ready for an exciting discovery when Meg Loman, PhD, aka “CanopyMeg,” and rainforest champion Vic Von Klemperer take students on a thrilling expedition to the “eighth continent!”

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Toys for Tots

November 18
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Make a child's dream come true! Donate a toy this holiday season. Look for the donation box in the Main Lobby.

Find out more »

Virtual Evening Lecture: The Arbornaut

November 18 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Come along on an incredible expedition of the “eighth continent” with Meg Loman, PhD, aka “CanopyMeg.” Be sure to bring the whole family on this fun and exciting discovery!

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Toys for Tots

November 19
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Make a child's dream come true! Donate a toy this holiday season. Look for the donation box in the Main Lobby.

Find out more »

Virtual Civil War Lecture: Naval Intelligence in Hampton Roads (1861-1862)

November 19 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from historian John V. Quarstein when he presents the role of naval intelligence during the Civil War. This lecture is also part of our Hampton Roads History Lecture Series.

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Toys for Tots

November 20
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Make a child's dream come true! Donate a toy this holiday season. Look for the donation box in the Main Lobby.

Find out more »

Toys for Tots

November 21
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Make a child's dream come true! Donate a toy this holiday season. Look for the donation box in the Main Lobby.

Find out more »

Toys for Tots

November 22
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Make a child's dream come true! Donate a toy this holiday season. Look for the donation box in the Main Lobby.

Find out more »

Toys for Tots

November 23
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Make a child's dream come true! Donate a toy this holiday season. Look for the donation box in the Main Lobby.

Find out more »

Toys for Tots

November 24
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Make a child's dream come true! Donate a toy this holiday season. Look for the donation box in the Main Lobby.

Find out more »

Toys for Tots

November 25
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Make a child's dream come true! Donate a toy this holiday season. Look for the donation box in the Main Lobby.

Find out more »

Toys for Tots

November 26
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Make a child's dream come true! Donate a toy this holiday season. Look for the donation box in the Main Lobby.

Find out more »

Toys for Tots

November 27
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Make a child's dream come true! Donate a toy this holiday season. Look for the donation box in the Main Lobby.

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Museum Store Sunday: 20% for Members,
10% OFF for Guests

November 28
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Complete your holiday shopping with unique finds and early bird savings on Museum Store Sunday at The Mariners’ Museum and Park!

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Toys for Tots

November 28
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Make a child's dream come true! Donate a toy this holiday season. Look for the donation box in the Main Lobby.

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STORYTIME WITH SANTA

November 28 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM EST
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Santa Claus is coming to The Mariners’ Museum! Join us for holiday fun as jolly St. Nick shares one of his favorite stories, and everyone indulges on yummy cookies.

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Toys for Tots

November 29
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Make a child's dream come true! Donate a toy this holiday season. Look for the donation box in the Main Lobby.

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Giving Tuesday

November 30
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Be part of the Museum's #GivingTuesday movement, and connect with nature and one another to build the next generation of Park stewards.

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Toys for Tots

November 30
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Make a child's dream come true! Donate a toy this holiday season. Look for the donation box in the Main Lobby.

Find out more »

December 2021

Toys for Tots

December 1
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Make a child's dream come true! Donate a toy this holiday season. Look for the donation box in the Main Lobby.

Find out more »

Toys for Tots

December 2
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Make a child's dream come true! Donate a toy this holiday season. Look for the donation box in the Main Lobby.

Find out more »

Toys for Tots

December 3
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Make a child's dream come true! Donate a toy this holiday season. Look for the donation box in the Main Lobby.

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Civil War Discussions:
Battle of Fredericksburg

December 3 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Visit us in the Lower Lobby for an engaging Civil War talk with historian John Quarstein. Free admission. RSVP is required. Seating is very limited. If capacity is reached, contact us to be placed on a waiting list.

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Toys for Tots

December 4
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Make a child's dream come true! Donate a toy this holiday season. Look for the donation box in the Main Lobby.

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Wreathing of the Lions

December 4 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Join The Bronze Door Society of The Mariners' Museum and Park for a free community event when it hosts the annual wreathing of the lions to kick off the holiday season!

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Toys for Tots

December 5
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Make a child's dream come true! Donate a toy this holiday season. Look for the donation box in the Main Lobby.

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Toys for Tots

December 6
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Make a child's dream come true! Donate a toy this holiday season. Look for the donation box in the Main Lobby.

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Toys for Tots

December 7
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Make a child's dream come true! Donate a toy this holiday season. Look for the donation box in the Main Lobby.

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Toys for Tots

December 8
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Make a child's dream come true! Donate a toy this holiday season. Look for the donation box in the Main Lobby.

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