LABOR DAY-MEMORIAL DAY
PLEASE NOTE: Nauticus admission now includes access to the Battleship Wisconsin Wardroom and Officer's Country as well as the new exhibit For All Those in Uniform Who Have Served.
Admission fees help preserve and maintain the battleship for future generations.
Because events are subject to change, please call ahead to confirm. For additional information, call (757) 664-1000. Events are included in Nauticus admission unless otherwise noted.
Shark Experience & Horseshoe Crab Cove
Meet our newest additions to Nauticus - Brownbanded Bamboo Sharks, Whitespotted Bamboo Sharks, Coral Catsharks, Epaulette Sharks, and a Shovelnose Guitarfish.
Battleship Wisconsin Topside Tours.
Weekdays (Except Monday), 11 a.m. & 2 p.m., Sunday- 2 p.m.
Ages 8 and up. Explore previously sealed off areas of the Battleship during this fascinating guided tour. Includes the Administration area, radio room, main deck enlisted berthing, captain's cabin and sleeping quarters, flag bridge and combat engagement center. Cost is $28.95 Adults, $23.95 Child 8-12, which includes Nauticus admission. This tour involves climbing up to 4 decks and entering small spaces. Participants must be physically fit and wear comfortable walking shoes.
Main Street U.S.N.
Weekdays (Except Monday), 11:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m., Sunday- 2:30 p.m.
Visitors will be able to explore even more of the Wisconsin's interior with a brand new guided tour, "Main Street USN", which focuses on "Life at Sea" for a wartime sailor. This 60 minute guide experience will include the ship's laundry, tailor shop, library, bakery, donut shop, enlisted berthing and galley.
Cost is $ 21.95 for Adults, $15.95 for Children 8-12 and Nauticus Members $10
Weekdays (Except Monday) 2p.m., Weekends 3p.m.
Seabots Design Lab- Nauticus educators are on hand to help you assemble and test out your own Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV).
Great Guns of Fire
Weekends only, 1 p.m.
What is the science behind an explosion? What are the forces associated with motion? Why would one form of energy be converted into light or heat? Awesome experiments investigate the science of energy, force, pressure, and combustion, as well as the technology of speed, armor and firepower associated with battleship design.
SOS Nauticus EarthWatch: A Daily Earth Briefing-
Weekdays (Except Monday) 1:30 & 3:30p.m, Weekends @ 2 & 4p.m.
Nauticus EarthWatch allows guests to explore current Earth Science events around the globe while interacting with a Nauticus educator. Beginning with a local Norfolk weather forecast, guests will cruise around the world surveying tropical systems, earthquakes, tsunamis, and more! (program time = 20-30 minutes).
Battleship Wisconsin On Board Programming
Daily (As announced)
Check daily for exciting interactive programming options
The Living Sea - (43 minutes)
11 a.m. & 2 p.m. (Tuesday - Saturday), 2 p.m. Sunday
This film celebrates the world ocean - its beauty, diversity and importance to all life on Earth. Swim with thousands of golden jellyfish and witness the bizarre spawning behavior of giant clams. Surf in Hawaii, deep-sea dive in Palau and test your courage with the Coast Guard in some of the world's roughest seas!