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1 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510-1737
+1 757-664-1000
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USS Wisconsin

We went to see the USS Wisconsin and got the general admission. We were there for over 2 hours and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sarah M
via mobile
Fun for all

Spent the day here, Took the boat ride around the shipyard, Toured the Battleship Wisconsin. Loved... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Gerry M
Yonkers, New York
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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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1 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510-1737
+1 757-664-1000
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to see the USS Wisconsin and got the general admission. We were there for over 2 hours and still didn't have enough time to explore all the areas that we had access to. It was absolutely amazing to see!! I'm not into history...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Spent the day here, Took the boat ride around the shipyard, Toured the Battleship Wisconsin. Loved the museum. Great for kids and adults. Well worth it.

Thank Gerry M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Historically interesting but rather expensive. They've tried to make the displays good for children but the ability to read the material is important. Confusingly laid out but containing some nice historical gems if you linger.

Thank GeorgesHenri
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised to see how kid friendly this was. I worried my 4 and 7 year old wouldn’t be able to get through everything. But it so interactive and hands on that they loved it! We learned a lot!

Thank CGS2012
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very informative museum. Recommend the combined ticket with the Battleship Wisconsin. The museum is kid-friendly

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nauticus is included with the Wisconsin tour and if your kids did not get into the ship tour they will more than likely find the interactive displays engaging.

Thank BoscoW52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole family enjoyed our time at Nauticus. Our 3 yr old, 7 yr old, and 12 yr old were able to play tons of stuff and be entertained while we were able to read some amazing facts and learn cool stuff. You have to...More

Thank Sunshine E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nauticus is a museum dedicated to maritime research and the US Naval History. Huge amounts of information available throughout the museum with many hands on exhibits.

Thank terribear19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I decided to tour the marine/naval museum recently. We were absolutely amazed and thought we stepped back in time to 1990 and not a good way. Exhibits were poorly marked and very generic. The reason I have it at 3 stars is...More

Thank George L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not a history person, yet I would recommend this to anyone. Our tour guides served on the ship. They were knowledgeable and engaging. Very cool to see the control room and captain's quarters.

Thank Jennifer K
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Amy L
10 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
15 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
15 February 2015|
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Response from Misifusmiau M | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. They have microwave too.