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October 27

Virtual Speakers’ Bureau: Tragedy on
the Mississippi

Join us online with Brock Switzer, cultural heritage photographer at The Mariners’ Museum, when he examines what is arguably the single greatest maritime disaster in US history.

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November 5

Virtual Civil War Lecture: ADM Louis M. Goldsborough

Hear from historian John V. Quarstein when he gives a presentation on the naval career of Admiral Louis M. Goldsborough, who first enlisted at an astounding age of seven!

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November 12

Virtual Lecture: History of Newport News’s Victory Arch

Join us online with John V. Quarstein, director emeritus of the USS Monitor Center, when he presents the story about a city landmark that holds historical significance for locals in Hampton Roads.

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November 14

Friendly Hours

Join us in the galleries on the second Sunday of every month, a unique and inclusive program for guests who prefer to experience the Museum within a quieter, less crowded environment.

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November 18

Students’ Webinar:
The Arbornaut – Exploring the World’s Treetops

Get ready for an exciting discovery when Meg Loman, PhD, aka “CanopyMeg,” and rainforest champion Vic Von Klemperer take students on a thrilling expedition to the “eighth continent!”

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November 18

Virtual Evening Lecture: The Arbornaut

Come along on an incredible expedition of the “eighth continent” with Meg Loman, PhD, aka “CanopyMeg.” Be sure to bring the whole family on this fun and exciting discovery!

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November 19

Virtual Civil War Lecture:Naval Intelligence in Hampton Roads (1861-1862)

Hear from historian John V. Quarstein when he presents the role of naval intelligence during the Civil War. This lecture is also part of our Hampton Roads History Lecture Series.

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Don't Miss

Enjoy captivating 3D and 2D movies

Now Open

Transcend the Museum experience into a world of exploration and discovery in our Explorers Theater! Audiences will journey through time and across nautical miles through thrilling high-definition films in both 3D and 2D while gaining a greater understanding of how the waterways truly connect us all!

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Children's Art Exhibition
Calling all young aspiring artists!

Submit your inspired artwork by Nov. 1, 2021

Let your little Mariners' imagination take flight! The Mariners’ Museum invites children of all ages, near and far, to share their artistic maritime inspiration for an amazing opportunity to display their artwork in our Toys Ahoy! gallery. Complete the official entry form and mail or drop off your Mariners' masterpiece by the deadline.

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The Mariners' Park & Noland Trail
A one-of-a-kind urban oasis

FREE and open to the public

Situated on 550 acres of rolling woodlands, The Mariners' Park offers visitors a quiet and serene nature retreat. Whether taking a stroll or hike on our award-winning five-mile Noland Trail that surrounds the Mariners' Lake or enjoying a picnic at the famous Lions Bridge, every visit to this beautiful urban oasis will bring a new experience every time!

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