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The Deloreans perform at Thursdays by the Lake at The Mariners' Museum
September 3

Thursdays by the Lake: The Deloreans

Bring a blanket or favorite chair & enjoy live music by some of the area’s hottest bands on the banks…

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The gun turret of the USS Monitor
September 12

Civil War Lecture Series: Why Is It Going to Take So Long to Get the Turret on Display?

Civil War Lecture Series: Why Is It Going to Take So Long to Get the Turret on Display? “Why Is…

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Gallery Crawl
September 19

The Mariners’ Gallery Crawl

For one night only, you can get up close and personal with multiple artifacts that have rarely, or possibly never, been on public display!

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Educator's Breakfast
September 23

Educators Appreciation Reception

Enjoy light refreshments and adult beverages while you network with other educators and learn about educational resources offered by The…

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May 15, 2014, Steven Callahan lectured on "Adrift: Seventy-six Days Lost at Sea."
September 24

Lecture: Robert Wells

Robert Wells: Voices from the Bottom of the South China Sea In 1874 off the southern coast of China, the…

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"Constellations of Water" by Ernest H. Brooks II
September 26

Liquid Light Workshops: Sunprint Workshop

Join us this fall for Liquid Light workshops the second Saturday of each month. Create great works of art while learning about photography.

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May 15, 2014, Steven Callahan lectured on "Adrift: Seventy-six Days Lost at Sea."
October 15

Lecture: Simon Spalding

Simon Spalding: Food at Sea from Ancient to Modern Times In his book, Food at Sea: Shipboard Cuisine from Ancient…

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Pirate Run Banner
October 17

The Mariners’ Pirate Run 2015

Arghh Matey! Join us for the 2015 Pirate Run – our annual 10K on the Noland Trail, 5K in the…

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October 17

New Members Saturday

If you’re a new Member to The Mariners’ Museum or even if you’ve been a Member for many years, The…

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Lieutenant John Lorimer Worden
October 17

Civil War Lecture Series: Life and Times of John Lorimer Worden

Join noted historian John V. Quarstein as he tells the thrilling tales of Lieutenant John Worden who became the toast of the nation when he commanded the USS Monitor during the Battle of Hampton Roads.

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The World in Your Cup

Now open through September 7, 2015

Coffee is the world’s most popular beverage behind water. But the story of this common commodity has a complex history that is not well-known. That is, until you visit The Mariners’ Museum.

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Extreme Deep
Mission to the Abyss

Now open through September 7, 2015

Dive into the ocean depths this summer! This interactive exhibition highlights the adventure of deep-sea exploration and discovery.

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Liquid Light
Photography Beneath the Sea

Now open through January 31, 2016

There is a world beneath the sea unlike anything seen on land. Liquid Light explores these ocean depths with black-and-white photography, capturing a quality of light that exists only underwater.

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Explorers Theater

3D Movie Prices


$6 | $4*


$5 | $3*

Child 3 and under

$2 | $1*

* Turtle Vision 3D

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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James Cameron’s

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Turtle Vision 3D
(20 minutes)

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