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Nauticus, Norfolk

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Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Tour a battleship, go underwater in a submersible, or pet a few crabs at Nauticus. This educational museum's interactive exhibits teach visitors about the sea and U.S. naval endeavors. Go aboard USS Wisconsin, one of the largest battleships ever constructed by the U.S. Navy. In the Secrets of the Deep exhibit, climb inside a submersible and control the robotic arm that is used to collect items from the sea bed. At Horseshoe Crab Cove, you can handle some of the occupants of Chesapeake Bay. Our Norfolk online itinerary planner makes visiting Nauticus and other Norfolk attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • This museum is amazing. We bought a combo ticket with Victory Rover Naval Base Cruise. This was one of the highlights of our week. There is so much to see in the museum and on the USS Wisconsin...  more »
  • We took an Uber ride from the Westin hotel (about $ 15.00) and visited the battleship Wisconsin. It was impressive and educational to walk around the deck of the ship and saw some of the interior of.....  more »
  • Way more interesting than I thought. Even my wife enjoyed it. I knew I would coming from military family but whole family enjoyed. The museum was very interesting and the Battle ship was awesome. FOR 15.00 GREAT , GREAT VALUE. HEADED BACK TO Pennsylvania happy. Great time eater also. We stayed about 4 hours never lost are interest ... recommend highly
  • My family had a trip here during our family reunion with 100+ people. We loved it. I loved the ships, the fish and crabs. The children liked the story telling just wanted that new Baby Shark song. They could add more child songs to engage the children. The kids liked the area where the fish was on the floor. It would have been nice to have story telling there.

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