The Mariners' Museum

The Mariners' Museum

History Museum · Central Newport News
100 Museum Dr (off Avenue of the Arts), Newport News, VA 23606, United States
Hours:
Closed until 9:00 AM tomorrow (Show more)
  • Mon–Sat
    • 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 11:00 AM–5:00 PM
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The mission of The Mariners' Museum and Park is to place our audiences first; give them access to our collections and facilities; engage them in imaginative experiences; help people understand our relationship to the sea, its relevance to our lives, and its promise for our future.

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    Michael X B.
    "wonderful displays for the uss monitor"(4 Tips)
    Richard W.
    "busy conserving the turret and engines recovered from the wreck"(2 Tips)
    C-SPAN
    "revolving gun turret."(3 Tips)
    Anne Marie
    "Don't miss the August Crabtree Collection of Miniature Ships."(2 Tips)
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  • Bill S.

    See the Crabtree collection.

    Bill Saulman · November 8, 2015
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  • Don C.

    My wife and I became members and have enjoyed visiting. With a membership you can come frequently and enjoy each area leisurely. We also had two guest passes that we used for our grandkids from Ohio.

    Don Cowell · August 27, 2015
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  • Guy C.

    Great museum. Was my dads favorite. Haven't been here for 35 years. What a wonderful expansion and great exhibits. My favorite too.

    Guy Cash · November 20, 2014
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  • Guy C.

    Great history. Was always my dads favorite. Haven't been here for 35 years. What a wonderful change the museum has made over the years. My favorite too.

    Guy Cash · November 20, 2014
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  • WJ M.

    Great rainy day destination.

    WJ Merritt · August 11, 2014
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  • Carrie A.

    Give yourself a couple of hours, this is a great museum!

    Carrie Anderson · October 29, 2013
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  • C-SPAN

    The USS Monitor was the first warship to have a revolving gun turret. The original turret is currently undergoing conservation in the museum. Learn more in this C-SPAN American History TV video. Read more

    C-SPAN · June 18, 2013
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  • Desiree V.

    Come visit the new Abandon Ship exhibit-incredible!

    Desiree Vaughan · May 25, 2012
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  • Tunisa S.

    Try the nature trail if you are a person who likes to run, jog, or walk.

    Tunisa S. · May 11, 2012
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  • Allan J.

    Awesome place tons of cool artifacts. Cool to see the USS Monitor being restored.

    Allan Johnson · October 19, 2011
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  • Richard W.

    outstanding museum, home of the Monitor Center, where they're busy conserving the turret and engines recovered from the wreck of the original USS Monitor Read more

    Richard Welty · August 29, 2011
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  • Michael X B.

    Great Museum, and wonderful displays for the uss monitor, highly recommend

    Michael X Bell😏 · March 23, 2011
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  • Anne Marie

    Up Pops the Monitor is now open. The perfect blend of Pop Culture and History!

    Anne Marie · March 13, 2011
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  • Michele C.

    Great meeting with Lindsay and Allison! Brides, Grooms & Event Planners come see them and get your FREE copy of your The Wedding & Special Event Yellows!

    Michele Carrizales · January 11, 2011
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  • Andrew W.

    Go look at the big "Screw" out side of the main entrance!! Read more

    Andrew Wright · July 6, 2010
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  • Anne Marie

    Don't miss the August Crabtree Collection of Miniature Ships. Read more

    Anne Marie · May 18, 2010
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