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1 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510-1737
+1 757-664-1000
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Very nice

There are a lot of fun things here for children.When I went there was a very large cylindrical... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2017
Glendon S
Really fine maritime museum

Movies. exhibits. Attached to us Wisconsin. Hands on. Does have fee for entrance and more for... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2017
Simsbury, Connecticut
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Explore the Nautical, Naval And Natural wonders of our world. Open Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510-1737
1 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510-1737
+1 757-664-1000
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Reviewed May 5, 2017

There are a lot of fun things here for children.When I went there was a very large cylindrical aquarium inside the front entrance that had some beautiful fish in it.There is also a Koi pond outside and you can feed them,but you have to buy...More

Thank Glendon S
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Movies. exhibits. Attached to us Wisconsin. Hands on. Does have fee for entrance and more for movies. Nice gift shop. Poor cafe. Gets crowded.

Thank slce123
NauticusMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Nauticus, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2017

Good morning. Thank you for your review of Nauticus. I would like to emphasize there is no extra fee to watch the movies in the Nauticus theater. They are included in regular admission.

Reviewed April 28, 2017

Náuticus is a very nice Naval museum covering much history of battleships and the Norfolk naval station. I would rate the museum a 5. But the restaurant in the museum is awful. The stuff from the steam table was cold. There appeared to be place...More

Thank mtipton
Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

It's included with the admission to the battleship Wisconsin on the 3rd floor. There is a lot of exhibits we really enjoyed the NOAA exhibits as we use there site a lot. IMAX shows are free so don't miss them. Great picture window if you'd...More

Thank wick1979
Reviewed April 24, 2017

Very interesting museum, with a lot to see. Also extremely educational. We had my mother and my two teenage children. Everyone found something to enjoy. And then the tour of the battleship Wisconsin. That was really great. There is really too much for a single...More

Thank Eric P
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

I really love this! My second time. So educational and love the fact we have vets helping teach us on the ship! Our 9 year old loved it too!!!

Thank krisleah001
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

A small museum next to the BattleshipnWinsconsin. Have very good displays. A must see. Has history of the navy along with interpretive displays.

Thank Firejoe
Reviewed April 18, 2017

Enough activities for the day but you don't have to do it all. We were not up to doing the harbor tour and the Battleship Wisconsin tour when we visited. It is still worth it to sight see and visit the free section, the Navy...More

Thank Narela B
Reviewed April 18, 2017

I thought this was kind of a mishmash of exhibits. I wandered around while husband and grandson were on the Battleship Wisconsin tour which is connected to the museum. There is a nice exhibit in the Hampton Roads Naval Museum. Then there is information on...More

Thank nicolediane
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

Great museum that exhibits Naval history from Ironclads to present. Volunteers are wonderful and very informative.

Thank Patricia C
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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.