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Nauticus

1 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510-1737
+1 757-664-1000
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OK, but not what was expected.

We enjoyed the visit, however, we quickly discovered that it would have been far more interesting... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Raven V
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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Nauticus/Decker Half Moon Center

This enormous ballroom, located at Nauticus, was rented by ODU's Business Department to celebrate... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Peter H
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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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 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510-1737
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed the visit, however, we quickly discovered that it would have been far more interesting for our children. As for a couple, it was mediocre at best, especially since most of the material was either common sense knowledge, or we were already aware of...More

Thank Raven V
Reviewed 3 days ago

This enormous ballroom, located at Nauticus, was rented by ODU's Business Department to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the MBA program. It was large enough to accommodate many tables, a podium, and several appetizer stations. Overall, it turned out to be a perfect place for...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 1 week ago

My sons and I have been visiting Nauticus since they were very young. They love the interactive displays and the navy museum. It is worth the money and you get a visit to the Battleship Wisconsin. Will be back again I am sure. There is...More

Thank SusanJC86
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a little pricey for the general public, but military retirees and active duty get a huge discount. I thought it was going to cost about $70, but it cost about $24 bucks for me and my wife.

Thank Troy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum has a lot of history. Enjoyable to see many of the items in a ship that you are able to twist and turn. This extremely kid friendly.

Thank kristinak27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved Nauticus and the battleship Wisconsin. Take your time and enjoy the experience. It takes several hours to see it all

Thank amber111211
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Battleships were technological marvels in their day...while in today's military they are obsolete, a visit the USS Wisconsin is a must see. All Americans in particular, should have a chance to see first hand, one of the key military weapons that helped to win WWII.

Thank Carl H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nautilus has a free museum on the 2nd floor and a great gift shop too! We were passing through Norfolk and wanted to check out the USS Wisconsin! Didn't expect to be able to explore a fun, interactive, FREE museum!!!!!! Such a huge bonus!!! Lots...More

Thank Kym_Keil
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So many exhibits for children- including boat races, mini exhibits about mollusks and sharks, an acquarium that includes "dory" and "nemo" and a gift shop with reasonably priced gifts. Stollers can be used!

Thank Mizner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great time doing the self-guided tour of the USS Wisconsin. Only cost $15.95 for a basic ticket, which I recommend. If you want the guided tour, that'll run you $35.95. Basic also gets kids in (ages 4-12) for $11.50. Seniors age 55 and...More

Thank Warren F
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Amy L
April 10, 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
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rpgilliam
June 15, 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
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Beth L
February 15, 2015|
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Response from Misifusmiau M | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. They have microwave too.
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