Special Programs & Events

Special Father’s Day Offer. Free admission for dads with a paid child’s admission. No other discounts apply. ncludes access to selected interior areas of the Battleship Wisconsin (see White Ticket below) 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.

VIEW DAILY SCHEDULE: LABOR DAY TO  MEMORIAL DAY


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3D MOVIES

Great White Shark. Daily 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Great White Shark takes viewers around the world to great white hotspots: the crystal clear waters of Mexico's legendary Guadalupe Island; newly-discovered shark territory around Stewart Island off the southernmost tip of New Zealand; the bone-chilling waters of South Africa's "flying" great whites; and finally to the California coast near heavily-populated Los Angeles.

Rescue. Daily 12:30 & 3:30 p.m.
Rescue plunges audiences into the hard, but inspiring work of saving lives in the face of a natural disaster. Behind the scenes, the film follows a Canadian naval commander, two pilots and a volunteer rescue technician as they train for action.


Saturday, May 30, 7 - 11 p.m.

2nd Annual Gettin' Frisky on the Wisky Fundraiser. Enjoy an evening of live music and libations aboard the Battleship Wisconsin. Proceeds benefit the Sail Nauticus community sailing center. $75 ($90 if purchased after May 15). Visit www.sailnauticus.org for more details.


Saturday, June 13, 1:30 p.m.

The Bob Boyer/Carroll Bailey Monday Night Big Band. Enjoy some big band tunes under the 16” guns of the Battleship Wisconsin.


Sunday, June 14, Noon – 5 p.m.

Special Father’s Day Offer! Dads get in free with one paid child’s admission. No other discounts apply.


Opens Monday, June 15! 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Spy Ship: Code Breakers. An interactive espionage game that has participants exploring the on the Battleship Wisconsin, breaking codes and navigating through lasers. The ultimate family experience, Spy Ship will be open seven days a week through September 7. Additional fee required.


Saturday, June 20, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Elite Fleet of Virginia Beach will operate their intricately designed radio controlled model boats in our front pools. 


Saturday, June 21, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Special Father’s Day Offer. Free admission for dads with a paid child’s admission. No other discounts apply.


Saturday, June 27, 8:30 p.m.

Fantail Film Festival. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl kicks off the return of our Fantail Film Festival this summer on the Battleship Wisconsin. Bring the kids, some camp chairs and a blanket, and watch a movie the same way the sailors did during WWII. Doors open at 7:45 p.m. Tickets are $3 at the Nauticus admissions desk; reservations are not required. Concessions will be available for purchase. For a complete schedule, visit nauticus.org.


Saturday, July 11, 8:30 p.m.

Join us for the second movie of this summer’s Fantail Film Festival, Top Gun, at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 11. This 1986 action drama 1986 stars Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis and Val Kilmer. Bring the family, some camp chairs and a blanket, and watch a movie the same way the sailors did during WWII. Doors open at 7:45 p.m. Tickets are $3 at the Nauticus admissions desk; reservations are not required. Concessions will be available for purchase. For a complete schedule, visit nauticus.org.


Saturday, July 25, 8:15 p.m.

Don’t miss your chance to experience the Fantail Film Festival on the Battleship Wisconsin! To Kill a Mockingbird, the third installment in the series will show at 8:15 p.m. on Saturday, July 25. One of the best literary adaptations ever made, To Kill a Mockingbird is based on Harper Lee’s 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, and stars Gregory Peck as an unforgettable Atticus Finch. Bring the family, some camp chairs and a blanket, and watch a movie the same way the sailors did during WWII. Doors open at 7:45 p.m. Tickets are $3 at the Nauticus admissions desk; reservations are not required. Concessions will be available for purchase. For a complete schedule, visit nauticus.org.


Saturday, August 8, 8 p.m.

The Fantail Film Festival will show family favorite Frozen at 8 p.m. on Saturday, August 8. Bring the family, some camp chairs and a blanket, and watch a movie the same way the sailors did during WWII. Doors open at 7:45 p.m. Tickets are $3 at the Nauticus admissions desk; reservations are not required. Concessions will be available for purchase. For a complete schedule, visit nauticus.org.