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October 1

Polynesian Voyagers Expert Panel Discussion

Free with Museum admission Advance registration is encouraged. America has always been a melting pot of different cultures —each of…

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October 6

America’s Cup Reception with Tucker Thompson

Join us for an exclusive reception to view the America’s Cup Trophy and meet Tucker Thompson, Official Host of the…

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October 6

America’s Cup Presentation by Tucker Thompson

Please join us for a special evening at The Mariners’ Museum, featuring Tucker Thompson and the America’s Cup.

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October 8

Lecture: Rand Milam

Fall Lecture Series: The Mariners’ Museum Park: The Early Years, 1929 – 1936 Presented by Rand Milam Cost: Free with General…

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October 8

Civil War Lecture: Composite Artifacts

This presentation will discuss research being conducted in the USS Monitor Conservation laboratory on the treatment of composite artifacts.

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October 15

The Mariners’ Pirate Run

10K on the Noland Trail, 5K in the Park & Kids Fun Run October 15, 2016

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October 22

The Trees on the Trail Workshop

Bring the family for a free adventure on the Noland Trail! This special family workshop, led by Tree Steward and…

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October 22

Member Appreciation Day

Join us for Member Appreciation Saturday! On this quarterly day of discovery, the Museum will be offering docent-led tours at 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM.

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October 22

Pirate Halloween Party

Play games and activities such as ring the hook, walk-the-plank, and more Trick-or-treat with candy and toy prizes at each…

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November 3

Lecture: William Fox

Fall Lecture Series: The James River Presented by William Fox Cost: $5 for Adult and Child tickets. Free for Members.…

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Polynesian Voyagers

October 1, 2016 - June 11, 2017

In collaboration with Hawaiian educators, the Hokule’a crew and staff, and the Polynesian community, this new exhibition is designed to evoke the feeling of what it is to be a voyager. Read about the origins of the Polynesian culture and the settlement of the vast Pacific islands.

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Crabtree Gallery
Guest Favorite!

The Miniature ships of Winnifred and August F. Crabtree

The jewel of The Mariners’ Museum’s collection! From a primitive raft to a Venetian galleass decorated with 359 carved figures, the evolution of boatbuilding is depicted in an unparalleled display of craftsmanship by artist/carver August F. Crabtree.

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The Mariners' Pirate Run
10K on the Noland Trail, 5K in the Park & Kids Fun Run

October 15, 2016

Arghh Matey! Join us for the 2016 Pirate Run – our annual 10K on the Noland Trail, 5K in the Park & Kids Fun Run. This is the only 10K race on the Noland Trail and features an after-race party with live music, food, and refreshing beverages.

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Explorers Theater

3D Movie Prices





Child 3 and under


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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Galapagos 3D:
Nature's Wonderland

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Photo courtesy of NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries