Special Programs & Events
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.
20th Birthday Highlight
In recognition of its 20th birthday, Nauticus will highlight a special fact, event or activity from its 20-year history each month throughout 2014.
Did you know that in 2004 Nauticus had a roller-coaster inside its walls as part of a traveling exhibit? Theme Park: The Art and Science of Universal Studios Islands of Adventure. revealed the secrets of math, science, art and technology that come together to bring theme park magic to life.
March - All Month
Two for $20 Admission for all Military. Offered as part of Nauticus' monthly 20th Birthday year specials. No other discounts apply.
Thursday, March 13
NEW EXHIBIT OPENING! In partnership with the Hampton Roads Naval Museum and Nauticus, U.S. Fleet Forces Command has created <i>Stewards of the Sea: Defending Freedom, Protecting the Environment</i>. This 1,000-square-foot, highly-interactive exhibit explores how the Navy protects marine life while fulfilling its mission.
Saturday, March 22, 9 a.m.
Mascot Madness. Meet Splash! the Sea Dog and his other mascot friends at his official welcoming into the Nauticus family. Join us for entertainment, food, prizes and fun! $7 includes breakfast and admission to Nauticus and the Battleship Wisconsin; $5 for Nauticus members. RSVPs are required. Please call (757) 664-1000 to register.
Saturday, March 29, 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.
Saturday, March 29, 10 am - 5 pm
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. No reservations necessary. Download the flyer!