Answering America’s Call — Exhibition Opening Day Celebration

July 22, 2018 - 09:00 amJuly 22, 2018 - 05:00 pmMay 19, 2018, 9am - 5pm
Mariners' Museum
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606
United States 100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606


  • Museum Admission: $$10-$15

Answering America's Call: Newport News in World War I, opening May 19, chronicles the transformation of Newport News as a result of the war. Visitors can learn how Newports News supported war efforts with the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company by viewing first-hand journals, letters, photographs and more. Viewers will also learn how the the large influx of shipyard workers was accommodated through construction of Hilton Village.