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December 8

Lecture: Dr. Craig Symonds

Fall Lecture Series: Infamy– The Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor Presented by Dr. Craig Symonds Cost: $5 for Adult and…

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December 10

Breakfast with Santa

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Painting of the Civil War battle in Wilmington, North Carolina.
December 10

Civil War Lecture: Fort Fisher

Civil War Lecture: Gibraltar of the Confederacy – Fort Fisher Presented by John V. Quarstein Wilmington, North Carolina on the…

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December 10

Christmas on the Monitor

Christmas on the Monitor: A Holiday Dinner to Benefit the USS Monitor Center at The Mariners’ Museum We’re Gonna Party…

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December 17

Holiday Scrimshaw Workshop

Scrimshaw, the art of engraving on bone or ivory, is one of the great American maritime art forms. After it…

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January 14

Civil War Lecture: Advancements in Maritime Technology in the 1800s

Advancements in Maritime Technology in the 1800s Presented by Lesley Haines, Assistant Conservator, USS Monitor Center Lecture begins at 2:30…

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January 18

Lecture: Investigating an American WWII Naval Battlefield

Echoes from the Deep: Investigating an American WWII Naval Battlefield Presented by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Monitor

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February 11

Civil War Lecture: So How Much of the USS Monitor Do You Actually Have?

So How Much of the USS Monitor Do You Actually Have? Presented by Will Hoffman, Senior Conservator and Conservation Project…

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March 9

Lecture: Tamara Thornton

Nathaniel Bowditch and the Power of Numbers Presented by Tamara Thornton Cost: $5 for Adult and Child tickets. Free for…

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March 23

Lecture: William Geroux

The Mathews Men Presented by William Geroux Cost: $5 for Adult and Child tickets. Free for Members. Lecture begins at…

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Polynesian Voyagers
Now Open!

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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Christmas on the Monitor
We're Gonna Party Like It's 1862

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Enjoy the Festivities with Reenactors, Live Music, Historically-based Menu, Grog, Dancing & Cannon Fire!

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Explorers Theater

3D Movie Prices

Adult

$6

Member

$5

Child 3 and under

$2

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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Penguins
3D

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Journey to the
South Pacific 3D

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Photo courtesy of NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries