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The Mariners’ Gallery Crawl: The Secret Life of Objects

September 16, 2017 @ 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM EDT

Marvel at the unexpected discoveries made by our collections experts—from the mysterious lock of hair found behind the miniature portrait of Matthew Fontaine Maury, father of modern oceanography, to the revelation of a second painting hidden behind the original of the U.S. survey steamer, Walker, by William A. K. Martin.

Experience these rare artifacts up-close and hear the scandalous secrets that will have you gasping with delight. Enjoy delicious bites and spirited beverages as your Gallery Crawl passport transports you throughout each fascinating corner of The Mariners’ Museum and into another time.

Bring your clients, business associates, co-workers, family, and friends to this once-in-a-lifetime and unforgettable experience!

Save the date, and don’t miss your chance to learn the secrets of The Mariners’ Museum! Sponsorship and tickets are available now. Your passport will transport you through a variety of appetizing foods, alcoholic, and non-alcoholic beverages.

Tickets are $65 ($55 for Museum members).

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September 16, 2017
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM EDT


The Mariners’ Museum
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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(757) 596-2222