Save on Summer Fun at The Mariners' Museum!

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This post is sponsored by The Mariners' Museum and Park.

Summer Fun at the Mariners' Museum in Newport News Virginia

Now through Labor Day, you can enjoy $1 Admission at The Mariners’ Museum and Park!

The Mariners’ Museum and Park connects people to the world’s waters, because through the water, we are connected to one another. We are united as one global community through our shared maritime heritage.

Everyone has a tie to the water, whether through career, culture, family, or leisure. The Mariners' Museum and Park is here to tell your story. We are your museum.

Summer Fun at the Mariners' Museum in Newport News Virginia

Come experience all that The Mariners' Museum has to offer this summer:

  • Explore small craft from around the world

  • Discover the USS Monitor Center, home of the iconic Civil War ironclad's gun turret

  • View maritime art and handcrafted ship models

  • Follow the history of the U.S. Navy in Age of Exploration

  • Watch a 3D movie in the Explorers Theater (additional fee)

  • Experience Speed and Innovation in the America’s Cup

  • Hike the award-winning Noland Trail or picnic at Lions Bridge in the Museum's 550-acre park

  • Design and build your own ironclad at the Lego station

Summer Fun at the Mariners' Museum in Newport News Virginia

In addition to the gallery programming, The Mariners' Museum and Park will be hosting Special Summer Events and Programs, perfect for the entire family to enjoy, including:

  • American Girl Doll Raffle Now through August 31
    • Purchase a $5 raffle ticket at MarinersMuseum.org/AmericanGirl or at the front desk for a chance to win a WWI Salvation Army Donut Lass doll or a WWII "Rosie the Riveter” doll. Each doll comes with three outfits, accessories, and two books. The drawing will be on August 31st, 2018 at 11 a.m.
  • Maritime Mondays - Every Monday at 10am (Free with Museum admission)
    • Fun for children! Join us Monday mornings throughout the summer for engaging learning activities, including storytime and a craft! Designed for children 18 months to 8 years old.
  • Miércoles Marítimo - Every Wednesday this summer at 10:30 AM (Free with Museum admission)
    • Designed for children 18 months to 8 years old. Fun for children! Join us Wednesday mornings throughout the summer for engaging learning activities, including storytime and a craft, in Spanish! (Please note, there will be no Miércoles Marítimo program on July 4th, due to observance of Independence Day.)
  • Storytelling with Dylan Pritchett - Tuesdays, July 10 & August 9, 2018 • 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. (Free with Museum admission) 
    • A native of Williamsburg, Virginia, Mr. Pritchett has been a full-time storyteller, taking his African and African-American folktales to over a hundred schools annually throughout the country. He has created a presentation, “Scraps of History” which uses real documents from the 18th and 19th centuries to highlight African and African-American history within the fabric of the American past.
 
Summer Fun at the Mariners' Museum in Newport News Virginia
 

Find out more about these, and all programs offered at The Mariners' Museum and Park, by visiting their website www.marinersmuseum.org

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