Indoor Facilities

Selecting the location for your event is easy. Just start with the number of guests you expect and choose the area in which you are interested. Rates are based on a four-hour evening event, with additional time available at an additional cost. The rates include exhibits in your rental area as well as set-up, clean-up time, staff, tables, chairs and linens to accommodate 175 guests. Rates are subject to change without notice. Audio/video equipment rental is available at an additional cost.

Facility Rental Contact Information:

Phone: (757) 664-1074
Toll-free: (800) 664-1080 ext. 41074
Fax: (757) 623-1287
E-mail: Request Reservation Information


All Of Nauticus

You and your guests will have exclusive access to all Nauticus has to offer. Included are hands-on exhibits featuring computer and video interactives; an aquaria section featuring live sharks and other sea creatures; Design Chamber, Battleship X, where you can build a Battleship. Book our beautiful state-of-the art theater for presentations, or to see one of our featured movies.

  • Capacity: 2,000
  • Rate: $5,500
  • Additional Hour Rate: $1,000

"Power of the Sea" Galleries

Nauticus' main exhibit area, the third floor, features hands-on exhibits including computer and video interactives, naval history and military-related displays, and an aquaria section featuring a touch tank and other sea creatures.

  • Capacity: 800
  • Rate: $2,500
  • Additional Hour Rate: $500

Battleship Wisconsin Vista

Think big and imagine the Battleship Wisconsin as your backdrop. In fact, in this area you can enjoy the breathtaking view of the Battleship Wisconsin through two picture windows. Spice up your event by including one of our Interactive theaters located in the Wisconsin Vista area as part of your event. This area also includes a variety of computer interactives, as well as the Changing Exhibits Gallery, where national-caliber traveling exhibits are displayed throughout the year.

  • Capacity: 300
  • Rate: $1,500
  • Additional Hour Rate: $250

The Living Sea Landing

Located on the third floor, this area includes the aquaria section, live sharks, various interactive exhibits, and a weather station. This is, indeed, a unique place to have a reception!

  • Capacity: 400
  • Rate: $1,500
  • Additional Hour Rate: $250

The Living Sea Theater

With seating for up to 350 people, this location offers a large panoramic view of the Elizabeth River. It is ideal for presentations, performances and award ceremonies. It features state-of-the art AV and technical equipment.

  • Capacity: 350
  • Rate: $900
  • Additional Hour Rate: $250