Polynesian Voyagers - New Exhibition Opening Celebration

October 1, 2016, 9am - 4pm
Mariners Museum
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606
United States


  • Special Museum admission price for 10/1: $$5

Explore the remarkable culture of Polynesian navigators, whose time-honored navigational skills relied solely upon knowledge of waves, winds, stars, and nature. See some of the real history behind Disney's upcoming animated feature film, "Moana."

Members' Preview

9 to 11 a.m.

Be the first to see Polynesian Voyagers! Enjoy breakfast and a special cultural performance prior to the public opening. This is a Members-only event.

Opening Day Activities

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A special opening celebration for the new exhibition will feature cultural performances throughout the day from the indigenous people of Virginia and Polynesia. At 1 p.m., a variety of speakers and representatives will attend expert panel discussions on Polynesian culture and navigation. Admission for the Museum on Opening Day costs $5, which includes all public Polynesian Voyagers activities. Please visit our website at www.MarinersMuseum.org/polynesianvoyagers for more details.