Blog Posts tagged in "mariners' museum and park"

A Day of Celebration: Taking Care of Military Children Free for Military families and Mariners’ Museum Members. Museum Front Lawn, Sunday, April 14, 2024 @ 12 – 4 p.m. The Mariners’ Museum and Park is partnering with TwelveMillionPlus, the first and only verified digital platform for the military spouse community, to host Month of the Military Child, an annual awareness campaign that recognizes the sacrifices made by military kids and their families. This year’s event celebrates children of US military service members and their important role in the armed forces community! Military families a... read more

Mariners’ Museum Announces $1 Admission For All Time NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Starting Saturday, November 17, The Mariners’ Museum and Park will be $1 admission per person for all time. The entire Museum team is incredibly proud and honored to make this announcement. The Mariners’ Museum and Park’s mission is to connect people to the world’s waters, because through the waters - through our shared maritime heritage - we are connected to one another. Whether through career, culture, family, or leisure, everyone has a tie to the water, and the Museum celebrates this truth. One dollar admission remind... read more

Mariners’ Museum Announces $1 Admission is Back This Summer NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Mariners’ Museum and Park seeks to unite people. Memorial Day through Labor Day, admission to the Museum will be reduced to $1 per person to engage as many people as possible because through the world’s waters, through our shared maritime heritage, we are all mariners. $1 admission was made possible, in part, by the City of Newport News and Newport News Shipbuilding. We are all connected to the world's waters and, regardless of who or where we are, we are united as one global community through our shared marit... read more

The Mariners' Craft Beer Festival---Don't Miss This Awesome Event! Sunday, May 6 • 12 - 5 p.m. Great beer and live music in a unique setting! Enjoy a selection of 60 craft beers from local, regional and national breweries. Listen to live music by the Esoteric Ramblers and Hey! Hey! Hooligan. Participate in brewery talks and enjoy delicious foods from local vendors. And, returning this year, is the Brewery Cask-Off Competition where you can vote for your favorite unfiltered ale. In addition to the cask-off, there will be many other new and unique beers to the area: The release of Lionsbridge L... read more

$1 Admission This Summer at The Mariners' Museum and Park June 1 through September 4, 2017 The Mariners’ Museum and Park seeks to unite people. Through the stories told in the Museum’s world-class collection, guests are encouraged to explore their own history and discover their story to see how we are all connected to the water and, through the water, each other. Admission to the Museum will be reduced to $1 per person for the entire summer to engage as many people as possible because, through our maritime heritage, we are one community. To further enhance the guest experience, the Museum wil... read more

Minorities in the Civil War Battle of Hampton Roads Weekend Weekend commemorates 155 years since Battle of the Ironclads On Saturday and Sunday, March 4-5, 2017 , The Mariners’ Museum and Park will commemorate the Civil War Battle that changed modern naval history forever. The Battle of Hampton Roads, when the Union ironclad USS Monitor fought the Confederate ironclad CSS Virginia to a draw, proved the supremacy of iron to wood. One hundred and fifty-five years later, the Museum remembers the Battle with a weekend full of family-friendly activities, living history encampments, special events,... read more

In honor of Veterans Day, the Museum is offering Free Admission to Active Duty and Retired Military, Veterans, and their families. Free admission is offered to all military and up to four of their immediate family members on Friday, November 11 with valid military ID. The Mariners' Museum and Park salutes and thanks all of our Armed Service members! Learn more about The Mariners' Museum , their everyday military discount and exhibits on MilitaryBridge. ... read more

One of the most fun runs you'll ever do! Back again this year,The Mariners' Pirate Run! 10K on the Noland Trail, 5K in the Park & Kids Fun Run The only race where talking and dressing like a pirate is actually encouraged :) Details: October 15, 2016 Stay after the race to enjoy live music, food, and drinks! Kids Fun Run 8:30 AM A shorter race for the little runners! Pirates of all ages will love this 1/2 mile fun run. All participants receive a finisher’s medal. $10 in advance Register Online Here 10K on the Noland Trail 9:00 AM This is the ONLY 10K on the Noland Trail. The course will begin ... read more

Community Day for Hampton Roads Residents & Military Members Stationed In Hampton Roads at Mariners' Museum & Park February 6th, 2016! Take the family on a voyage of exploration to The Mariners’ Museum. Admission is only $5 per person for residents of Hampton Roads and kids 3 and under are free during The Mariners’ Community Day. The Community Day also includes Military Members and Families living in Hampton Roads on orders. (Must show proof of Hampton Roads residency for special admission price) Explore the USS Monitor Center, handcrafted ship models, maritime paintings, rare figureheads, sm... read more

Community Day for Hampton Roads Residents & Military Members Stationed In Hampton Roads at Mariners' Museum & Park December 5 Visit the #1 attraction in Newport News to see what all the rage is about! Check out the new underwater photography exhibition, Liquid Light , and the famous USS Monitor Center . Explore the International Small Craft Center , housing nearly 150 boats from 42 countries, and the jewel of the Museum, The Miniature Ships of August F. and Winnifred Crabtree for a fascinating look at the evolution of shipbuilding! Stick around for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hold a... read more

Liquid Light opens this Saturday at the Mariners' Museum! Public opening on Saturday, August 22 Join us for the public opening of our newest exhibition Liquid Light: Photography Beneath the Sea . Noted artists Chuck Davis (pictured to the right) and Robin Robinson will host gallery talks at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Talks are free with Museum admission. Liquid Light showcases a world beneath the sea unlike anything seen on land. The black-and-white photos capture a quality of light that exists only underwater. Visitors will be amazed by the wildlife portrayed in its natural habitat. Manta rays... read more

March 7 & 8, 2015 Weekend commemorates 153 years since Battle of the Ironclads On March 8, 1862, the CSS Virginia entered the waters of Hampton Roads and destroyed the USS Cumberland and the USS Congress in a battle that showed the supremacy of iron over wood. The following day the Union ironclad Monitor met the Virginia in a battle, which, though fought to a draw, changed the very nature of naval warfare not only in America, but worldwide. One hundred and fifty-three years later, on March 7 & 8, 2015, The Mariners’ Museum will commemorate the two-day Battle of Hampton Roads with a weekend of... read more

Community Day at The Mariners’ Museum Saturday December 6, 2014! December 6 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM This Saturday (December 6) is Community Day at The Mariners' Museum! For Hampton Roads residents & Military Members stationed here in Hampton Roads, admission is only $5 per person and children 5 & under are free. Enjoy loads of family fun at a great price. This discount is for Hampton Roads residents only. Must show valid ID or proof of residency for discount. Military Members show proof of being stationed in Hampton Roads and show military id and you will receive the special admission price as we... read more

FUN EVENT COMING UP AT THE MARINERS' MUSEUM AND PARK IN HAMPTON ROADS! The Mariners’ Pirate Run 10K on the Noland Trail, 5K in the Park & Kids Fun Run October 18, 2014 8:00 AM Arrrr Matey! Join us for the 2014 Pirate Run – our annual 10K on the Noland Trail, 5K in the Park & Kids Fun Run. This is the only 10K race on the Noland Trail and features an after-race party with live music, food and refreshing beverages. Thanks to our food sponsors, all participants will enjoy Chick-fil-a and My Pi Pizza at the after party. Both the 10K and 5K will be timed using Chip Timing . 10K on the Noland Trail... read more

Attention movie lovers! Paragon City Center 12 and The Mariners' Museum and Park have partnered up to bring you and your family some exciting discounts! Check out the information at the bottom of this photo. Plus, learn more about the Mariners' Museum and Paragon City Center 12's fantastic Military Discounts and all they have to offer on MB. ... read more

The Mariners' MuseumFall Lecture Series Kicks Off August 27th, 2014! " How Chessie the Sea Serpent Swam into the Heart ofthe Chesapeake " August 27, 2014 from 7-9pm Located at: The Mariners' Museum 100 Museum Drive Newport News, Va 23606 Contact Sara Weatherill with any questions at: 757-591-7715 This is a FREE Lecture and Members can reserve seating. General Admission for non-members About How Chessie the Sea Serpent Swam into the Heart of the Chesapeake: Dr. Eric Cheezum lectures on “Chessie,” the Chesapeake Bay’s very own “sea monster” that became a local celebrity in the 1980s. Cheezum’s ... read more