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100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
(757) 596-2222 https://marinersmuseum.org

February 2021

Evening Lecture:
Va. Waterways and the Underground Railroad

February 4 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Come hear from Dr. Cassandra Newby-Alexander, author and current dean of the College of Liberal Arts at NSU, as she reveals fascinating details of a secret network that served as a roadway to freedom for many enslaved Virginians. 

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Civil War Lecture: Fall of Forts Henry and Donelson

February 5 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Join us with author and historian John V. Quarstein when he presents on the capture of Forts Henry and Donelson and how that made Ulysses S. Grant a Civil War hero.

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Virtual
Maritime Mondays:
Black Month History

February 8
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for a story time adventure as we celebrate Black History Month with captivating tales that honor the rich maritime heritage and culture of Blacks, Africans and African Americans!

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Hidden Histories

February 9 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Discover the origins of The Mariners' Museum with Lauren T. Furey, manager of visitor engagement, as she uncovers some “Hidden Histories” that reveal the connections of Black Americans within our Collection.

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Hampton Roads History: George Washington and Virginia Canals

February 12 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Learn from author and historian John V. Quarstein about the critical role of waterways in the Tidewater area and how George Washington was one of the biggest advocates for the Commonwealth.

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Virtual
Maritime Mondays:
Black History Month

February 15
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for a story time adventure as we celebrate Black History Month with captivating tales that honor the rich maritime heritage and culture of Blacks, Africans and African Americans!

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Africa’s Kingdoms and Maritime Cultures: Carthage

February 18 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Journey with Erika Cosme, the Mariners' content and interpretation developer, as she features the ancient city of Carthage and how its history has influenced present-day Tunisia in a new virtual program series.

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Civil War Lecture: African American Medal of Honor Recipients

February 19 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Join us for a virtual lecture with author and historian John V. Quarstein when he presents on African Americans who fought in the Civil War to free their people from slavery.

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Virtual
Maritime Mondays:
Black History Month

February 22
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for a story time adventure as we celebrate Black History Month with captivating tales that honor the rich maritime heritage and culture of Blacks, Africans and African Americans!

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Africa’s Kingdoms and Maritime Cultures: The Swahili Coast

February 23 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Explore online with Wisteria Perry from the Museum's Interpretation department as she highlights a coastal area of the Indian Ocean in Southeast Africa inhabited by the Swahili people.

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Waterways of Africa: The Nile

February 27 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Trek online with Erika Cosme & Wisteria Perry from The Mariners’ Museum as they take a look at the world’s longest river, and one of Africa’s most relied upon bodies of water - the Nile River.

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March 2021

Virtual Maritime Mondays: Women’s History Month

March 1
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for a story time adventure and inspiration as The Mariners’ Museum celebrates Women's History Month, recognizing women's contributions to history, culture and society.

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Battle of Hampton Roads Series: Spirits on USS Monitor

March 5 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Join us as we kick off the Commemoration of the Battle of Hampton Roads with historian John V. Quarstein, who will present on how the consumption of alcohol plagued sailors on USS Monitor during the Civil War.

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Battle of Hampton Roads Series: The Development of European Ironclads

March 6 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Follow along with Erika Cosme, content and interpretation developer at the Museum, as she takes you through the reasons and significance of ironclads and the technological impact they had on navies around the world.

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Battle of Hampton Roads Series:
Foods and Feasts

March 6 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Join the Mariners’ Interpretation Team and Eric Jeannerett, a longtime costumed interpreter, as they present a comparison of food for enlisted and officers aboard USS Monitor.

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Battle of Hampton Roads Series: Romanticism and Commercial Patriotism

March 6 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Come learn from Kyra Duffley, digital content assistant at The Mariners’ Museum, as she brings an enlightening perspective to the Battle of Hampton Roads in the form of art.

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Battle of Hampton Roads Series: Follow the Phoenix

March 6 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Discover a fragile reminder of the past with Hannah Fleming, maritime archaeologist at the Museum, when she pieces together the history of an artifact found from USS Monitor .

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Virtual Maritime Mondays: Women’s History Month

March 8
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for a story time adventure and inspiration as The Mariners’ Museum celebrates Women's History Month, recognizing women's contributions to history, culture and society.

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Speakers Bureau:
The Great Halifax Explosion

March 10 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Dan Wood, a docent at the Museum, presents on a devastating man-made explosion during World War I that significantly altered relationships between the US and Canada.

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Evening Lecture:
War in the Tropics

March 11 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

The Museum is bringing two powerhouses together, Robert Macomber and John Quarstein, for a captivating evening discussion on the crucial role of Florida and the surrounding Caribbean in the US Civil War.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays: Women’s History Month

March 15
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for a story time adventure and inspiration as The Mariners’ Museum celebrates Women's History Month, recognizing women's contributions to history, culture and society.

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Hampton Roads History: Hilton Village’s Colony Inn

March 19 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from author and historian John V. Quarstein about a charming and posh landmark in Hilton Village that once entertained dignitaries, such as President Herbert Hoover and more.

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History of the Park and Trees Guided Tour

March 20 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT
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The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Connect with nature on a guided tour of The Mariners’ Park and the Noland Trail! This walk features an in-depth narrative of trees and plants, including an overview history of the scenic 550-acre Park.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays: Women’s History Month

March 22
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for a story time adventure and inspiration as The Mariners’ Museum celebrates Women's History Month, recognizing women's contributions to history, culture and society.

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Speakers’ Bureau:
We Have Unfinished Business

March 24 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Ron Lewis, a docent at The Mariners’ Museum and Park, explores how Great Britain inflamed the US into a second war 25 years after gaining independence from the British.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays: Women’s History Month

March 29 @ 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for a story time adventure and inspiration as The Mariners’ Museum celebrates Women's History Month in March, recognizing women's contributions to history, culture and society.

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History of the Park and Trees Guided Tour

March 31 @ 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Connect with nature on a guided tour of The Mariners’ Park and the Noland Trail! This walk features an in-depth narrative of trees and plants, including an overview history of the scenic 550-acre Park.

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April 2021

Hampton Roads History: The Huntingtons’ Brookgreen Gardens

April 2 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Learn about the significant contributions and continuing legacy of Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington from Page Hayhurst Kiniry, president and CEO of Brookgreen Gardens.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

April 5
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for new discoveries as The Mariners’ Museum highlights hidden treasures of the library and from our Museum's Collection.

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Speakers’ Bureau:
From Hammocks to Featherbeds

April 7 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Ron Lewis, a docent at The Mariners’ Museum and Park, presents on the early days of transatlantic steam travel and examines the trials, failures, and successes that brought us to the year 1912.

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Evening Lecture:
Guiding Lights

April 8 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Tune in for an enlightening virtual lecture with author Shona Riddell as she shares the true yet often untold stories of women lighthouse keepers from around the world.

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Civil War Lecture: Burnside’s Roanoke Island Expedition

April 9 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from Historian John V. Quarstein about a series of engagements fought along the NC Coast between February and June 1862 that proved to be a successful campaign against the Confederacy.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

April 12
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for new discoveries as The Mariners’ Museum highlights hidden treasures of the library and from our Museum's Collection.

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History of the Park and Trees Guided Tour

April 14 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Connect with nature on a guided tour of The Mariners’ Park and the Noland Trail! This walk features an in-depth narrative of trees and plants, including an overview history of the scenic 550-acre Park.

Find out more »

Speakers’ Bureau:
Forgotten Faces of the Titanic

April 14 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from Wisteria Perry, manager of interpretation and community outreach, as she shares stories of passengers who survived that fateful voyage on Titanic.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

April 19
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for new discoveries as The Mariners’ Museum highlights hidden treasures of the library and from our Museum's Collection.

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Speakers’ Bureau: Ancient Greek Coinage

April 21 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Explore the history of ancient Greek coinage and dig into the Museum’s Collection for hidden treasures with Jennifer Hackney, material culture educator at The Mariners’ Museum.

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Civil War Lecture: From New Bern to Beaufort

April 23 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from Historian John V. Quarstein when he presents on a series of battles fought along the North Carolina Coast between February and June 1862 which were part of Burnside's Expedition.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

April 26
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for new discoveries as The Mariners’ Museum highlights hidden treasures of the library and from our Museum's Collection.

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History of the Park and Trees Guided Tour

April 28 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Connect with nature on a guided tour of The Mariners’ Park and the Noland Trail! This walk features an in-depth narrative of trees and plants, including an overview history of the scenic 550-acre Park.

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2021 City Nature Challenge

April 30 - May 3
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Calling all nature enthusiasts! Join The Mariners’ Museum and Park in the 2021 City Nature Challenge, an international four-day bioblitz competition!

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May 2021

History of the Park and Trees Guided Tour

May 1 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Connect with nature on a guided tour of The Mariners’ Park and the Noland Trail! This walk features an in-depth narrative of trees and plants, including an overview history of the scenic 550-acre Park.

Find out more »

Virtual Maritime Mondays

May 3
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for new adventures as The Mariners’ Museum features colorful, detailed children's picture books of animals and human cultures from around the world by American writer and illustrator Jan Brett.

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Civil War Lecture:
Battle of Memphis

May 7 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from Historian John V. Quarstein as he presents on the first battle of Memphis that was fought on the Mississippi River, and witnessed by many of the citizens of Memphis, Tenn.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

May 10
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for new adventures as The Mariners’ Museum features colorful, detailed children's picture books of animals and human cultures from around the world by American writer and illustrator Jan Brett.

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History of the Park and Trees Guided Tour

May 12 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Connect with nature on a guided tour of The Mariners’ Park and the Noland Trail! This walk features an in-depth narrative of trees and plants, including an overview history of the scenic 550-acre Park.

Find out more »

Speakers’ Bureau: A Parson’s Son Goes To Sea

May 12 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Ron Lewis, a docent at The Mariners’ Museum, examines the life and legends of an admiral and a lord whose name is prominent as Napoleon - Horatio Nelson.

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Hampton Roads History: The Birthplace of American Aircraft Carriers

May 14 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Join authors and historians Thomas Heinrich and John V. Quarstein as they dive into discussion about ships that revolutionized naval warfare during World War II.

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History of the Park and Trees Guided Tour

May 15 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Connect with nature on a guided tour of The Mariners’ Park and the Noland Trail! This walk features an in-depth narrative of trees and plants, including an overview history of the scenic 550-acre Park.

Find out more »

Virtual Maritime Mondays

May 17
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for new adventures as The Mariners’ Museum features colorful, detailed children's picture books of animals and human cultures from around the world by American writer and illustrator Jan Brett.

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Speakers’ Bureau: John Paul Jones

May 19 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Ed Moore, a docent at The Mariners’ Museum and Park, introduces the “father of the American Navy.”

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Evening Lecture: MUSEUMS: Behind the Scenes

May 20 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

The Mariners’ Museum welcomes Leslie Mueller, host of the hit public television series Museum Access, as she takes us behind the scenes at some of America's favorite museums.

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Civil War Lecture: Ben Butler and the Contrabands

May 21 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from Historian John V. Quarstein as he presents on a Union general’s decision not to return three enslaved men helped to change the principle cause of the Civil War.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

May 24
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for new adventures as the Mariners’ features colorful, detailed children's picture books of animals and human cultures from around the world by American writer and illustrator Jan Brett.

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Speakers’ Bureau: Exxon Valdez
vs. Bligh Reef

May 26 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Dan Wood, a docent at The Mariners’ Museum, shares the story of how the second largest oil spill in US waters more than 30 years ago led to worldwide changes.

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Civil War Lecture: Origins and Meanings of Decoration Day

May 28 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from Historian John V. Quarstein as he presents on the origins of Decoration Day, and how it evolved into a national holiday honoring the men and women who died while serving in the US military.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

May 31
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for new adventures as The Mariners’ Museum features colorful, detailed children's picture books of animals and human cultures from around the world by American writer and illustrator Jan Brett.

Find out more »

June 2021

History of the Park and Trees Guided Tour

June 2 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Connect with nature on a guided tour of The Mariners’ Park and the Noland Trail! This walk features an in-depth narrative of trees and plants, including an overview history of the scenic 550-acre Park.

Find out more »

Hampton Roads History: D-Day Ships from the Old Norfolk Navy Yard

June 4 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Take a walk back into history with Marcus Robbins of the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, as the historian and archivist talks of the ships built at the yard that took part in the invasion of Normandy.

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History of the Park and Trees Guided Tour

June 5 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Connect with nature on a guided tour of The Mariners’ Park and the Noland Trail! This walk features an in-depth narrative of trees and plants, including an overview history of the scenic 550-acre Park.

Find out more »

Virtual Maritime Mondays

June 7 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for enchanting discoveries that await at museums around the world! Join us every Monday afternoon for an engaging story with your children, and learn how we are all connected to the world’s waters.

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Speakers’ Bureau: Are We the Vikings?

June 9 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Ron Lewis, a docent at The Mariners’ Museum, seeks to find answers about the arrival of early explorers from Europe and Scandinavia in North America.

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Civil War Lecture: CSS Stonewall – A Ship Under Four Flags

June 11 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from Historian John V. Quarstein as he shares the intriguing life story of a Confederate ironclad, CSS Stonewall.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

June 14 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for enchanting discoveries that await at museums around the world! Join us every Monday afternoon for an engaging story with your children, and learn how we are all connected to the world’s waters.

Find out more »

History of the Park and Trees Guided Tour

June 16 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Connect with nature on a guided tour of The Mariners’ Park and the Noland Trail! This walk features an in-depth narrative of trees and plants, including an overview history of the scenic 550-acre Park.

Find out more »

Civil War Lecture: Battle of Wassaw Sound, Georgia

June 18 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from author and historian John V. Quarstein when he talks about the Civil War naval battle between CSS Atlanta and USS Weehawken and USS Nahant.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

June 21
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for enchanting discoveries that await at museums around the world! Join us every Monday for an engaging story with your children, and learn how we are all connected to the world’s waters.

Find out more »

Virtual Maritime Mondays

June 28
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for enchanting discoveries that await at museums around the world! Join us every Monday for an engaging story with your children, and learn how we are all connected to the world’s waters.

Find out more »

Virtual Teacher Professional Development

June 28 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Historical Memes?
Learn numerous teaching strategies that can be incorporated into your classroom to engage the 21st century learner.

Find out more »

History of the Park and Trees Guided Tour

June 30 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Connect with nature on a guided tour of The Mariners’ Park and the Noland Trail! This walk features an in-depth narrative of trees and plants, including an overview history of the scenic 550-acre Park.

Find out more »

July 2021

Virtual Maritime Monday

July 5
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Ahoy, Me Hearties! Hop aboard for pirate mischief and adventure! Fun for both children and caregivers, enjoy a book reading with Lauren T. Furey, and discover an interesting artifact from our Museum’s Collection!

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Hampton Roads History: Legendary 19th-century Resorts

July 9 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Join us for a virtual lecture with John V. Quarstein, director emeritus of the USS Monitor Center, when he presents on the prominence of the Chamberlin Hotel as the center of luxurious hospitality for the elite on Old Point Comfort.

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Friendly Hours

July 11 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Have a family member, friend, or loved one who needs a tailored museum experience? Join us for Friendly Hours on the second Sunday of each month!

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

July 12
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Ahoy, Me Hearties! Hop aboard for pirate mischief and adventure! Fun for both children and caregivers, enjoy a book reading with Lauren T. Furey, and discover an interesting artifact from our Museum’s Collection!

Find out more »

Virtual Teacher Professional Development

July 12 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Historical Memes?
Learn numerous teaching strategies that can be incorporated into your classroom to engage the 21st century learner.

Find out more »

Virtual Teacher Professional Development

July 13 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Flipping Over Primary Sources.
Learn numerous teaching strategies that can be incorporated into your classroom to engage the 21st century learner.

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History of the Park and Trees Guided Tour

July 14 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Connect with nature on a guided tour of The Mariners’ Park and the Noland Trail! This walk features an in-depth narrative of trees and plants, including an overview history of the scenic 550-acre Park.

Find out more »

History of the Park and Trees Guided Tour

July 17 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Connect with nature on a guided tour of The Mariners’ Park and the Noland Trail! This walk features an in-depth narrative of trees and plants, including an overview history of the scenic 550-acre Park.

Find out more »

Virtual Maritime Mondays

July 19
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Ahoy, Me Hearties! Hop aboard for pirate mischief and adventure! Fun for both children and caregivers, enjoy a book reading with Lauren T. Furey, and discover an interesting artifact from our Museum’s Collection!

Find out more »

Civil War Lecture:
CSS Arkansas

July 23 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from author and historian John V. Quarstein as he gives a presentation on the spectacular career of the last Confederate ironclad on the Mississippi.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

July 26
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Ahoy, Me Hearties! Hop aboard for pirate mischief and adventure! Fun for both children and caregivers, enjoy a book reading with Lauren T. Furey, and discover an interesting artifact from our Museum’s Collection!

Find out more »

August 2021

Virtual Maritime Mondays

August 2
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online with your little Mariners this month for stories about the beacons of light that continually inspire and captivate us all for centuries.

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Speakers’ Bureau: Birth of the Coast Guard

August 4 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Learn from Dan Wood, a docent at The Mariners’ Museum, about the origins of the U.S. Coast Guard and its accomplishments in protecting the nation’s maritime region.

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Civil War Lecture:
CSS Alabama – Roll, Alabama, Roll!

August 6 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from author and historian John V. Quarstein as he gives a presentation on the most successful of all Confederate commerce raiders during the Civil War.

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Friendly Hours

August 8 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

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

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

August 9
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online with your little Mariners this month for stories about the beacons of light that continually inspire and captivate us all for centuries.

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Blood Drive

August 12 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Join The Mariner’s Museum and Park as it partners with the American Red Cross, serving as a host site for a much-needed blood drive. Save a life, give blood.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

August 16
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online with your little Mariners this month for stories about the beacons of light that continually inspire and captivate us all for centuries.

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Hampton Roads History: Nat Turner’s Rebellion

August 20 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from John V. Quarstein, director emeritus of the USS Monitor Center, when he presents on one of the largest slave uprisings in American history.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

August 23
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online with your little Mariners this month for stories about the beacons of light that continually inspire and captivate us all for centuries.

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Evening Lecture:
The Coast Guard Art Program (COGAP)

August 26 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Come spend a delightful evening online with COGAP artist Karen Loew, who will present an engaging story of the many vital missions of the USCG as captured in fine art for the Coast Guard collection.

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Civil War Lecture: Capture of Hatteras Inlet, NC

August 27 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from author and historian John V. Quarstein when he presents on the first combined operation of the Union Army and Navy that resulted in the Union's domination of the strategically important North Carolina Sounds.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

August 30
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online with your little Mariners this month for stories about the beacons of light that continually inspire and captivate us all for centuries.

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September 2021

Virtual Maritime Mondays

September 6
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for a reading adventure every Monday with Lauren T. Furey, manager of visitor engagement, and discover an interesting artifact from our Museum’s Collections!

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Civil War Lecture: Coastal Ironclads other than Monitors

September 10 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hear from historian John V. Quarstein when he presents on ironclads built during and after the Civil War that were successful on a different level.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

September 13
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for a reading adventure every Monday with Lauren T. Furey, manager of visitor engagement, and discover an interesting artifact from our Museum’s Collections!

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Civil War Discussion: Battle of Antietam
(SOLD OUT)

September 17 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Visit us this Friday afternoon for a lively and informative Civil War discussion. Come hear John speak about the bloodiest day in American Civil War history!

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National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebración!

September 18 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Spend the day with us celebrating the substantial contributions, rich traditions, and lush histories of the Hispanic communities!

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VIRTUAL
National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebración! 

September 18 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EDT
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Can't make it in person? Join us virtually as Erika Cosme, the Museum's content and interpretation developer, explores the history and geography of Latin America and Caribbean.

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Virtual Maritime Mondays

September 20
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Hop online for a reading adventure every Monday with Lauren T. Furey, manager of visitor engagement, and discover an interesting artifact from our Museum’s Collections!

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