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Nov. 9, 2022 - Jan. 1, 2023

WinterFest on the Wisconsin

Tickets on Sale Oct. 3!


Nauticus’ WinterFest returns with more than one million lights! Explore nine dazzling light trails throughout the battleship, and experience Mistletoe Marina – an immersive all-new waterfront

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It's Maritime for Fun!

Nauticus is a maritime discovery center located along the waterfront in downtown Norfolk, offering a unique form of experiential learning for all ages. Through interactive exhibits and STEM to STERN programming, Nauticus uses the museum, Battleship Wisconsin, sailing center, and Schooner Virginia to tell the story of the maritime environment, industry, and the military.

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Traveling Exhibition

Drones: Is The Sky the Limit? On display through Oct. 9. Included in general admission.
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Battleship Wisconsin

Home to the largest and last battleship ever built by the United States Navy.
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Sail Nauticus

Our sailing center is committed to inspiring our community.
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Cruise Virginia

State-of-the-art cruise terminal in Norfolk.
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Reserve your tickets to start your Nauticus adventure today!

Upcoming Events

Exhibit Shark Lab
Daily  |   Every Day
Exhibit Drones: Is the Sky the Limit?
June 18 - October 9  |   Daily
Exhibit, Special Events The Drone Zone
June 18 - October 9  |   11:30 AM & 2 PM
Members Member Appreciation
September 1 - September 30  |   DAILY
Sail Nauticus First Sail
October 2  |   10:00 AM
Sail Nauticus Schooner Virginia Race
October 4 - October 9  |  
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Support the Nauticus Foundation's commitment to the community.