Daily Schedule


PLEASE NOTE: Nauticus admission now includes access to the Battleship Wisconsin Wardroom, Officer's Country, the chapel, dentist's office and more. 
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.

Nauticus Hours:

Memorial Day - Labor Day: Open Daily, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Rest of the year: Closed Mondays, Open Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday, Noon - 5 p.m.


Shark Lab & Horseshoe Crab Cove
Meet our resident sharks - Brownbanded Bamboo Sharks, Whitespotted Bamboo Sharks, Coral Catsharks, Epaulette Sharks, and more. Open all day.

Shark Touch (Touching permitted pending animal safety and cooperation.)
11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m.

Battleship Wisconsin Topside Tours. Ages 8 and up.
11 a.m. , 1p.m. & 3p.m.
Requires purchase of a Gold Ticket.
Explore previously sealed off areas of the Battleship during this fascinating guided tour. Includes the  Captain's cabin, Admiral's cabin, Combat Engagement Center, Admiral's Bridge, navigational Bridge and Quartermaster's space. This 90 minute tour involves climbing up to 4 decks and entering small spaces. Participants must be physically fit and wear comfortable walking shoes.

Signal Flags (onboard the Battleship Wisconsisn)
1:30 p.m.

ROV Workshop
2 p.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
2:30 p.m. (Weekends Only)

Discover the science behind the Wisconsin's powerful 16" guns.

Science on a Sphere
12:30 & 4:00 p.m.

Science on a Sphere allows guests to explore current Earth Science events around the globe while interacting with a Nauticus educator.  Guests will journey around the world surveying tropical systems, earthquakes, tsunamis, and more! 


The Last Reef: Cities Beneath the Sea. Daily at 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Fly across iridescent tropical reefs, brush through a cloud of a million jellyfish, and visit an alien world where the closer you look, the more you see.

The Ultimate Wave Tahiti. Daily at 12:30 p.m. & 3:30 p.m.
Featuring nine-time world surfing champion Kelly Slater, The Ultimate Wave explores wave science, along with a quest to find the perfect wave-riding experience.