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1 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510-1737
+1 757-664-1000
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Relaxing day.

The Museum and movies were interesting. Self guided tour was fun. Pay tours were ok. Wish more of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rochester, New York
via mobile
Great museum

We stopped here while my family was passing through on the way to the beach. It was a great place... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kayla Z
Pine Grove, Pennsylvania
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Explore the Nautical, Naval And Natural wonders of our world. Open Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510-1737
+1 757-664-1000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Museum and movies were interesting. Self guided tour was fun. Pay tours were ok. Wish more of the ship were open.

Thank joeymaryland
Reviewed yesterday

We stopped here while my family was passing through on the way to the beach. It was a great place and kept very clean. You learn a lot and there's lot's of way's for the children to engage in the learning!

Thank Kayla Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best naval museum I have ever visited & I have been to many. There is such an array of exhibits & information that takes you back through the history of the US navy. The exhibits & information on the first Iron Clad...More

Thank Wayne O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is kinda part of the battleship tour but it is awesome in itself. If you're going give yourself plenty of time! We had to rush through and missed a lot. 3 hours is not near enough to see all of this.

Thank BdavidS84
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have to admit. My 6 year old granddaughter was bored on the Wisconsin. Quite the opposite here. We had to drag her out of here!! Lots of fun activities for kids. And very informative for adults. Nice all day activity combined with the tour...More

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is so much to learn, see, and do in this museum, and it's all presented in an easy to follow, fun, manner! My daughter loved the moving walkway which takes you into the exhibits. I found the time line very interesting. We bought this...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eye opening museum shows the operations of a ship, the volume of ship movements in the Norfolk Harbor, see the inside of the bridge and more. Includes a big gift shop.

Thank funcouple34
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To begin, I'm not sure on pricing. We have a museum membership near us, and this was a reciprocal location, so it was free for us. If anyone has a membership at another museum it's worth checking if this is included. It reminded me of...More

Thank Pauly W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent tour given by Chipper and company! Amazing what conditions those sailors of past had to go through and the city on the water that they had to call home. Make sure you ask how to find your way around the ship and not be...More

Thank Tracey R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went with a dozen of my wife's relatives to Nauticus and "volunteered" to optimize the experiences that my wife's walker using 90+ year old uncle could have at Nauticus while the 50 years & younger crowd went on the U.S.S. Wisconsin. I was really...More

Thank MobileResident
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Amy L
11 April 2017|
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Response from NauticusMarketing | Property representative |
Hourly garage parking is available at Plume Street, Main Street or at several nearby City of Norfolk parking garages. Visit the City of Norfolk's Parking Department for more information. If you have any more questions... More
16 June 2016|
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Response from Gail B | Reviewed this property |
We did the $16 ticket, which had the self-tour of Wisconsin..we were so impressed that we put a couple of fives into the donation barrel halfway through. Nauticus is amazing, and the battleship had some docents who took time... More
Beth L
16 February 2015|
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Response from Misifusmiau M | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. They have microwave too.