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WinterFest on the Wisconsin

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On select nights November 10 - January 1, join Nauticus' WinterFest on the Wisconsin with ALL NEW nightly entertainment, illuminations, and seasonal treats!

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Maritime Discovery Center

Nauticus is uniquely located along the waterfront in downtown, Norfolk, Virginia, 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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Explore interactive and engaging exhibits that tell the maritime of the maritime industry.
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Battleship Wisconsin

Explore the 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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Upcoming Events

Daily Programs, Films Backyard Wilderness
Daily  |   Select Times
Daily Programs, Films Ancient Caves
Daily  |   Select Times
Special Events WinterFest
Select Nights  |  
Sail Nauticus Lighted Boat Parade
December 9  |   6 PM
Members, Workshop Toddler Time
December 20  |   9:30AM
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