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Education Programs

The Mariners’ Museum provides engaging student programs designed to enhance and supplement classroom instruction. Whether participating in a program at The Mariners’ Museum, having a museum educator come to your classroom, or via interactive video conferencing, students benefit from engaging, hands-on, cross-curricular educational experiences that bring history, science and language arts to life. All educational programs meet Virginia Standards of Learning, National Standards of Learning, Common Core, and Next Generation Science Standards.

Programs are available Monday through Friday 9 AM to 5 PM. Special accommodations can be made for evening and weekend programming.

Educational Options:

In-Person Programs

The museum is NOT currently offering in-person student programs.
Visit back in Spring 2021 for updates.

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Virtual Education Programs

Through virtual education programs, we can present engaging content
to your students no matter where you are located.

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Book a Program

Reservations are required for all programs and are booked on a first-come, first-served basis. Programs fill quickly in the fall and spring, so try to make your reservations a minimum of two weeks in advance.

Programs offered by The Mariners’ Museum align with SOLs, National Standards of Learning, Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.

To Book a Program, or if you have questions please contact:

Education Department
(757) 591-7745
[email protected]

Grant Funding Available!
The Mariners’ Museum has limited grant funding available for public schools located in Hampton Roads.

Please contact [email protected] for more information.


All of our virtual education programs are scheduled through ZOOM Cloud-based video conferencing. ZOOM is free to use and requires minimal equipment. For more information, please visit


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