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Field Trip & Education Program Pricing

Be sure to review our policies and procedures to ensure your and your students have a successful museum experience. 


Required Admission Onsite 

Pre-k through 12th grade: 1 teacher/chaperone required per 5 students

StudentsSuggested Teachers and ChaperonesExtra Chaperones
General Admission$10 (plus tax)FREE$12 (plus tax)



Onsite Education Programs & Workshops

Pre-k through 12th grade: 1 teacher/chaperone required per 5 students

Students (per child)Suggested Teachers and ChaperonesExtra Chaperones
Education Program$2 (plus tax)FREE$2 (plus tax)
Workshop$5 (plus tax)FREE$5 (plus tax)
*Requires purchase of General Admission Tickets



Onsite Sail Nauticus Harbor 20 Education Sails

Offer times may vary, please contact Sail Nauticus reservations.

Students (Ages 10+, Min. 6ppl)Add on Programs (same day)Required Teachers and Chaperones
2-Hour Education Sail
Ideal for groups of 6-20
$195/per boat (Max. 4ppl per boat)Discounted Museum Admission/ProgramsFREE



Onsite Schooner Virginia Education Sail

Offer times may vary, please contact Sail Nauticus reservations.

Students (per child, min. 25 – max. 55)Add on Programs (same day)Required Teachers and Chaperones
3-Hour Education Sail
Ideal for groups of 20-55
$40/per studentDiscounted Museum Admission/ProgramsFREE



Outreach Programs

on your campus!

1 ClassAssembly StyleAdd On Programs (same day)Required Teachers and Chaperones
Outreach Program$150$300DiscountedFREE



Virtual Programs

Offer times may vary, please contact reservations.

1 Class (up to 50 students)Add on Programs (same day)Required Teachers and Chaperones
Virtual ED. Program$75DiscountedFREE




Chaperones

School group rates apply to groups with at least 15 students (pre-K to 12). Special needs groups are not required to have 15 students. Pre-K through 12th grade: One adult chaperone, 21 years or older, is required for every five (5) students.  

PAYMENT:  To confirm your group reservation, a signed copy of confirmation invoice and a 25% deposit is required two weeks after making your reservation. The final payment is due the day of your visit and you must pay for the entire the group in one payment to receive the group rate. Please make checks payable to “Nauticus”.  To pay by credit card please call the Group Sales office at 757-664-1034 prior to the date of your visit.  

FINAL COUNT AND CANCELLATION: If your group numbers fall below 15 people, you will be charged the regular admission rate. Group cancellation must be made 5 business days prior to arrival date. If changes and cancellations are not made prior to this time Nauticus reserves the right to hold your 25% deposit. 



Additional FAQs

PARKING: Nauticus does not provide on-site parking. Your vehicle may load/unload passengers in our front circle. Free parking for motor coaches, school buses and vans is available at Harbor Park, approximately 8 blocks from our building. If you are arriving in individual vehicles, there is parking available in the nearby city garages.

Title 1 Schools & Nauticus Student Access Program

Nauticus offers financial assistance to qualifying schools for Museum field trips and educational programming.