Hours & Tickets
Pardon Our Dust: Some exhibits may be inaccessible due to construction during your visit. Thank you for understanding.
Please note, a portion of Nauticus’ third floor exhibit space is under construction. There are many programs offered daily for visitors to enhance your experience, please find a full list here: Daily Programs
Guests receive admission to Nauticus AND a self-guided tour of the Battleship Wisconsin.
Beginning November 8, 2022 – January 2, 2023, Nauticus will close at 4pm to prepare for WinterFest on the Wisconsin.
Nauticus and the Battleship Wisconsin are closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Please call for other holiday hours. Closing procedures for the Battleship Wisconsin begin 15 minutes before close and the ship will be closed in the event of inclement weather.
Free, but a reserved ticket is required.
Members receive free admission year round! Not a member? Sign up today!
Active Duty Military receive $3.00 off of general admission.
Offers only valid at front desk with valid ID.
Special rates are available for groups of 15 or more.
Admission is $3.00 per person, up to four people in party. Offers only valid at front desk with SNAP EBT/VA Medicaid card with valid photo ID. Special events not included.
Virginia and North Carolina licensed teachers may bring their valid ID to the Nauticus admissions desk for one (1) free adult admission into Nauticus & the Battleship Wisconsin.
Take a deeper look into the Battleship Wisconsin with a guided-tour! Our experts will show you areas not open to the public and share the stories of the WisKy. Each participant must also purchase an admission ticket to participate in the tour. Limited spaces are available and there are multiple tours each day. Tours can be purchased online or at the Front Admissions Desk.
GUIDED COMMAND AND CONTROL TOUR
Explore the areas of Battleship Wisconsin with a historical interpreter and learn how the Battleship was commanded and would fight in the control areas of the ship including the Captain’s Cabin, Pilot House, and Combat Engagement Center.
Each participant must also purchase an admission ticket to participate in the tour. 90 Minutes Long.
GUIDED LIFE IN THE ENGINE ROOM TOUR
This fascinating tour takes visitors seven “decks” (aka floors) down in the depths of the Battleship Wisconsin, where they’ll learn exactly what was required to power this massive City at Sea. See up close, never-before-open-to-the-public engine room spaces aboard the Battleship Wisconsin!
Each participant must also purchase an admission ticket to participate in the tour. 60 Minutes Long.