Special Programs & Events

$11 Admission for all Military. March is Military Appreciation Month! Discount applies to active duty military with i.d. No other discounts apply.litary. March is Military Appreciation Month! Discount applies to active duty military with i.d. No other discounts apply.$11 Admission for all Military. March is Military Appreciation Month! Discount applies to active duty military with i.d. No other discounts apply.LK PUBLIC SCHOOLS SCIENEC FAIR SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21 HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER.  THE FAIR HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, MARCH 7TH. 

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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.

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3D MOVIES

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.


Saturday, February 14 & 28, 2 p.m.

Rhythms of Afrika. In celebration of Black History Month, join us for a lively visit with Griot Felix Simmons, who will present Rhythms of Afrika, a musical journey of Africa through stories and music.


Wednesday, February 25, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Homeschool Day. Nauticus invites local homeschoolers to take part in a special day of hands-on science programs, demonstrations and films. Education programs, including "Life at Sea" with the Hampton Roads Naval Museum, will be offered throughout the day. Homeschool Day is $12 per adult and $10 per child (ages 4 - 17). Children 3 and under are free. Reservations preferred. Please call (757) 664 - 1034.


March is Military Appreciation Month!$11 Admission for all Military.  Discount applies to active duty military with i.d. No other discounts apply.


Saturday, March 14, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Women in STEM Day. Women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) will be on hand to discuss their careers, with the intent of encouraging young women to become more involved in STEM education and professions. Girl Scout participants will earn an Explore Nauticus patch. Included in regular Nauticus admission. Special group rate for Scouts: $12/Scout; $14/adult. Deadline to register is March 7. For more information contact Susie Hill at rebecca.hill@norfolk.gov or (757) 664-1041.


Saturday, March 21, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Egg Drop Competition. Nauticus invites amateur designers of all ages to participate in its annual Egg Drop Contest. Sponsored by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), this action-packed, “egg-citing” competition challenges students to design specially engineered egg containers, then test them out.