Nauticus

Nauticus Rental Fees

The rates are based on a four-hour event.  Included in the fee are a limited number of tables, chairs,on-site event staff, and access to the exhibits in your rented space. Liability insurance is required from all renters.

Mesmerizing | Unmatched | Extraordinary

Nauticus is a world-class attraction with interesting, engaging and interactive maritime exhibits that make it an exciting and matchless place to host an event. Your small or large group can be accommodated for a wide range of spectacular and unique indoor and outdoor gatherings.

Nauticus-3Power of the Sea Galleries (Entire 3rd Floor)

The Power of the Sea Galleries encompass the entire 3rd floor event area of Nauticus, including the Living Sea Landing, the Wisconsin Vista, and the Living Sea Theater. Maximum seated capacity of 350.


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Nauticus-7Wisconsin Vista

In this area you can enjoy the breathtaking view of the Battleship Wisconsin through large picture windows. This area also includes a variety of computer interactives.


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Nauticus-6Living Sea Landing

The Living Sea Landing features Horseshoe Crab Cove, a simulated tide pool where your guests can interact with many of the Chesapeake Bay marine life. It is also home to the Shark Experience, and interactive shark tank filled with a variety of friendly sharks.  The area accommodates 110 seated guests or 250 standing.


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theater-2Living Sea Theater

With seating for up to 350 people, this location is ideal for presentations, performances and award ceremonies. It features a large format screen.


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Portico-1Lighthouse Portico

The Lighthouse Portico is Nauticus’s expansive front entrance deck, with access to the waterfront.  Cool breezes off the river make this a delightful area to entertain.


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PavillionElizabeth River Pavilion

This outdoor covered event area offers up beautiful views of the Elizabeth River, as well as protection from inclement weather.  With a seated capacity of 550 and a standing capacity of 900, it is the largest event area on the Nauticus grounds. Add in the parking lot and capacity increases to 1200 standing.


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Rental Spaces

Max. Seated Capacity

Max. Standing Capacity

Cost

Power of the Sea Galleries (Entire 3rd Floor) Varies 800 $2,500
Wisconsin Vista 70 150 $1,500
The Living Sea Landing 110 250 $1,500
The Living Sea Theater 350 N/A $900
Lighthouse Portico (Covered Front Deck)* 125 250 $900
Elizabeth River Pavilion & Deck* 550 900 $1,500
Elizabeth River Pavilion, Deck & Parking Area* 550 1,200 $2,000
Elizabeth River Pavilion, Deck, Parking Area & Pier* 550 Varies $2,500

*Outdoor Space
Rental spaces available after 5pm
Rates subject to change without notice.