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New Summer Exhibition

Drones: Is the Sky the Limit?

June 18 - October 9

Explore the history of Drone technology, from the earliest unmanned flying machines to advanced systems of the 21st century. Drones makes its Nauticus debut on June 18!

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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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Summer Camp

Choose from three unique options for campers ages 8-18!
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Battleship Wisconsin

Home to the largest and last battleships ever built by the U.S. 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

Members VAMOCA May Member Swap
May 1 - May 31  |   MOCA Hours
Sail Nauticus Learn to Sail: Sailing Certification
May 27 - May 29  |  
Discovery Day Memorial Day Celebration
May 28 - May 30  |   10 AM
Sail Nauticus, Special Events Maiden - Meet the Crew + Free Tours
May 28  |   10 am
Sail Nauticus First Sail
June 8  |  
Exhibit, Members, Special Events Battlechip and Sip: Father's Day Weekend
June 18 - June 19  |   12 PM
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