Hours & Tickets
Pardon Our Dust! Select exhibit galleries are currently closed to the public as we renovate the building as part of the Reimagine Nauticus campaign. Stay updated on the Reimagine Nauticus construction plans and new exhibit openings here.
Nauticus will reopen the Battleship Wisconsin ONLY to visitors beginning January 9 – February 29, 2024. Select exhibits inside Nauticus will reopen on March 1, 2024. To purchase admission for March 1, 2024 and on, please click here.
January 9 – February 29 Admission Price
Includes access to Battleship Wisconsin only.
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.
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.
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