Nauticus, a maritime science museum, celebrates the economic, naval, and natural power of the sea. It features hands-on exhibits, wide-screen high-definition films, theaters with live actors, shark touch, and national-caliber traveling exhibits.

Nauticus is also home to the Battleship Wisconsin, the Hampton Roads Naval Museum, the NOAA@Nauticus education center and exhibits, the harbor tour boat Victory Rover, and Virginia’s only passenger ship port—the Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center.

Hours of operation: Open Memorial Day – Labor Day, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., daily; rest of year, Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon – 5 p.m. Nauticus is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.


 Adults - $13.95, kids 4-12 - $9.50, 3 and under - Free