Special Programs & Events

PLEASE NOTE: Nauticus admission now includes 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.

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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.

VIEW DAILY SCHEDULE: LABOR DAY TO  MEMORIAL DAY 


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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.


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


Saturday, March 28, 12 Noon

Splash Birthday. Our mascot and "ambassador of fun" Splash! The Sea Dog joined our team one year ago, and we're having a birthday "paw-ty" to celebrate! Join us (along with some of Splash's mascot pals) at Noon on Saturday, March 28 for some refreshments, face painting and entertainment.  One kid free per paying adult until noon. No other discounts apply.


Saturday, April 4, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

Easter Egg Hunt. Visit with Peter Cottontail and some of his live animal friends. $15 per family (up to 6 people) and free for Nauticus members. Reservations required. For more information and to make a reservation, please contact Erin Walker at erin.walker@norfolk.gov or call (757) 664-1005.


Sunday, April 12, 2:30 -3:30 p.m.

Hampton Roads Metro Band Concert. In celebration of the 71st anniversary of the Battleship Wisconsin’s commissioning, enjoy a patriotic concert under the 16” guns.


Sunday, May 10, Noon – 5 p.m.

Mother’s Day Special Offer. Moms get in free with one paid child’s admission. No other discounts apply.


Sunday, May 10, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Mother’s Day Member Event. Celebrate Mom with a relaxing evening on the Elizabeth River aboard the Victory Rover. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Moms get in free and will receive a Mother’s Day flower. The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for kids, ages 4 and older. RSVP required and space is limited. Please contact erin.walker@norfolk.gov or (757) 664-1005.


Saturday, May 16, 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, 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.


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.