Explore over 60,000 square feet of gallery space with rare figureheads, handcrafted ship models,
Civil War ironclad USS Monitor artifacts, paintings, and much more.
Mariners' Park & Lake Maury
550 acres of privately maintained, naturally wooded property that offers a quiet and serene place to walk, run, or picnic.
Within the Park is the 167-acre Lake Maury, which is encircled by the five-mile Noland Trail.
USS Monitor Center
An extraordinary exhibition made up of historical artifacts and interactive displays that let you experience the fear,
the awe, and the excitement that surrounded the Monitor's story during the American Civil War.
The Mariners' Museum Library at Christopher Newport University
The Mariners’ Museum Library at Christopher Newport University holds the largest maritime history collection in the Western Hemisphere.
100 Museum Dr
Newport News, VA 23606
Open Today 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sea Monster Scout Day
Your scout troop will be transported back to the Cretaceous period to discover the world of prehistoric marine reptiles. The …
Lecture Series: Michael Triebold
Skeleton Crew: How Paleontology Is Really Done The word “paleontologist” evokes a very specific set of images in our minds: …
Creepy-Crawly, Itsy-Bitsy Since it’s October, we will be talking about things that are creepy-crawly and itsy-bitsy!
It’s a Maritime World After All Join The Mariners’ Museum as we explore the importance of the maritime world in …
The Mariners’ Pirate Run
Arghh Matey! Join us for the 2014 Pirate Run – our annual 10K on the Noland Trail, 5K in the …
Members Opening – Buttersworth
Members only preview party is for the opening of the newest exhibit, B is for Buttersworth, F is for Forgery. …
The Paintings of James Edward Buttersworth Opening
Included with admission to the Museum.
Sea Monster Bash
October 25 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Bring the whole family for a Halloween celebration: Play games and activities …
Battle of the Beers
Join us for a beer-tasting like no other! The fun isn’t only in the tasting. There will be beer experts, …
B is for Boat Drop your anchor for the morning as we learn all about boats!
Savage Ancient Seas: Dinosaurs of the Deep
Now open, until January 4, 2015
A Head of its Time: A Brief History of Going at Sea
Abandon Ship: Stories of Survival
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
SeaRex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World
D-Day 3D: Normandy 1944
Coming November 1
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