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Reimagine Nauticus

Be one of the FIRST to experience a "Reimagined Nauticus" this fall. Donors of all gift sizes will be invited to VIP openings and more.

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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 Dinosaurs of Antarctica
Daily  |   11 AM & 2 PM
Daily Programs Smell Like A Sturgeon
July 17  |   1:30 PM
Daily Programs Sound Phones
July 17  |   10AM
Daily Programs Abandon Ship
July 18  |   12 PM
Daily Programs Smell Like A Sturgeon
July 19  |   10 AM
Daily Programs Harnessing the Wind
July 19  |   2 PM
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