Battle of Hampton Roads Day

May 25, 2019 - 09:00 amMay 25, 2019 - 04:00 pmMarch 9, 2019, 9am - 4pm
Venue: 
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive
The Mariners' Museum and Park
Newport News, VA 23606
United States 100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606

Admission

  • Free with $1 admission: $$1

FREE with $1 admission On Saturday, March, 9, in commemoration of the Battle of Hampton Roads 157th anniversary, The Mariners’ Museum will host a day-long event filled with family-friendly programming and activities! This famous Civil War Battle changed modern naval history forever. When the Union ironclad USS Monitor fought the Confederate ironclad CSS Virginia to a draw, it proved the supremacy of iron over wood. During the event, guests will enjoy in-gallery storytelling and interpretation in the USS Monitor Center, Abraham Lincoln and other costumed interpreters, music of the time period, coffee with the cook, period games, and more!