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1 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510-1737
+1 757-664-1000
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A good combined experience

The Nauticus is a great combined experience which includes the adjacent USS Wisconsin, a NOAA area... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Frankfort, Illinois
Okay science and naval museum

I visited here because I wanted to see the USS Wisconsin. Unfortunately, I came late in the day and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Teresa B
Queen Creek, Arizona, United States
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1 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510-1737
+1 757-664-1000
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Reviewed yesterday

The Nauticus is a great combined experience which includes the adjacent USS Wisconsin, a NOAA area including small workable sub for the kids & older, as well as a Small Naval History Museum which has has a good outlay of Hampton Roads Naval history. The...More

Thank ktjmitchell
Reviewed 3 days ago

I visited here because I wanted to see the USS Wisconsin. Unfortunately, I came late in the day and had only an hour, so I split my time between the two, a half hour at the ship and a half hour at Nauticus. Wish I...More

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was going on a harbor cruise but it was raining very hard so I visited Nauticus instead. Lots of maritime history of the Norfolk area here plus the Battleship Wisconsin BB-64. There are many interactive exhibits (some were broken) to entertain most older children....More

Thank Dale B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

History, history, history! Visited with my 7 and 10 years old kids, they loved it. Specially being able to pet the horseshoe crabs!

Thank Noelia V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is next door to the USS Wisconsin. We really felt that if you visit one, you should take the opportunity to visit the other. There so much to see at the museum and highly recommend seeing as much of it as you can.

Thank brishell
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is so much to see and experience at this museum from 3-D movies to sea animals to demonstrations of the sea floor to wonderful and varied exhibits in addition to extensively going through the USS Wisconsin. Plan the day here. Admission is expensive, but...More

Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located at the waterfront in downtown Norfolk, a wonderful place to spend the day learning about all things nautical. Lots of Navy History, war history and exciting exhibits and movies. Kids and adults will love it, Knowledgeable staff enjoy explaining the things displayed.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very informative and worthwhile naval museum right beside and including a tour of the Battleship Wisconsin. Well worth your ticket and 2 hours.

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Museum is good if you are into naval and naval military history and things involving ships. WE bundled the cost of the Nauticus Museum along with tour of the Wisconsin

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The kids, especially boys, will love Nauticus. Pay extra for the guided tour to see and learn so much more of the USS Wisconsin. It's really cool. Kids loved the science/environment museum areas, and then enjoyed the naval history museum. Aircraft carrier movie was good,...More

Thank Erin O
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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
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
Beth L
February 15, 2015|
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Response from Misifusmiau M | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. They have microwave too.