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Nauticus is a world-class attraction with interesting, engaging and interactive maritime exhibits that make it an exciting and matchless place to host an event. Your small or large group can be accommodated for a wide range of spectacular and unique indoor and outdoor gatherings.

Power of the Sea Galleries (Entire 3rd Floor)

The Power of the Sea Galleries encompass the entire 3rd floor event area of Nauticus, including the Living Sea Landing, the Wisconsin Vista, and the Living Sea Theater.

Maximum seated capacity of 350.

Wisconsin Vista

In this area you can enjoy the breathtaking view of the Battleship Wisconsin through large picture windows. This area also includes a variety of computer interactives.

Living Sea Landing

The Living Sea Landing features Horseshoe Crab Cove, a simulated tide pool where your guests can interact with many of the Chesapeake Bay marine life. It is also home to the Shark Experience, and interactive shark tank filled with a variety of friendly sharks.  

The area accommodates 110 seated guests or 250 standing.

Living Sea Theater

With seating for up to 350 people, this location is ideal for presentations, performances and award ceremonies. It features a large format screen.

Wisky Porch

The Big Wisky Porch is located on Nauticus’s expansive front entrance overlooking the waterfront.  Cool breezes off the river make this a delightful area to entertain.

Nauticus Rental Fees

The rates are based on a four-hour event.  Included in the fee are a limited number of tables, chairs,on-site event staff, and access to the exhibits in your rented space. Liability insurance is required from all renters.

Rental Spaces

Max. Seated Capacity

Max. Standing Capacity


Power of the Sea Galleries (Entire 3rd Floor) Varies 800 $2,500
Wisconsin Vista 70 150 $1,500
The Living Sea Landing 110 250 $1,500
The Living Sea Theater 350 N/A $900
Wisky Porch 70 150 $1000

Rental spaces available after 5pm
Rates subject to change without notice.
Effective January 1, 2018, premiums will apply for bookings on holiday weekends. Blackout dates may also apply.