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80th Anniversary

Battleship Wisconsin


Join us throughout the month of April in celebrating the Battleship Wisconsin's 80th anniversary of her commissioning.

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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 Norfolk

Home to Virginia's only cruise ship program.
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Upcoming Events

Daily Programs, Films Ancient Caves
Daily  |   Select Times
Daily Programs, Films Backyard Wilderness
Daily  |   Select Times
Special Events FREE Military Admission
April 1 - April 30  |   10 AM
Daily Programs Sound Phones
April 15  |   2:30 PM
Daily Programs Rope Making
April 16  |   1 PM
Special Events Time Capsule Livestream
April 16  |   10AM
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