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The Mariners' Museum

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February 12, 2021
For all things nautical history. Many military families will enjoy this (especially Navy or Coastguard) but anyone who loves the sea will love this place!
May 11, 2020
The Mariners' Museum, America's National Maritime Museum, includes the USS Monitor Center, home to the Civil War Ironclad's iconic gun turret. The Museum has over 35,000 maritime artifacts, including ship models, paintings and small craft. Located on a 550-acre park, they also feature a 5-mile…
February 29, 2020
Cost is a dollar/person
John & Beth
John & Beth
May 22, 2018
Fabulous collection. $1 admission during summer months!
July 9, 2017
Get a taste of marine history including the Merrimac and the Monitor and the Battle of Hampton Roads during the Civil War. A new exhibit of the America's Cup includes a huge catamaran from the 2013 America's Cup. I still remember the fascinating Ship Model Gallery from my childhood. It made quite…

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100 Museum Drive
Newport News, Virginia 23606
Phone+1 757-596-2222