The Mariners’ Museum

Posted on Aug 25 2014 in Events by admin

Homeschool Day

An HEAV-Sponsored EventMariners-2

Location: 100 Museum Drive, Newport News

Date: Friday, October 17, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: Before October 10: $12/member; $15/nonmember
After October 10: $15/ member; $20/nonmember
Ages five and under are free, and they may participate in activities with their older siblings.

Registration: Register online here. For more information,  call Ashley Ruhl at 757-591-7745, or e-mail

Description: Do you think that the sea influences your life on a daily basis?  If you answered “no,” you are in for a surprise! Join The Mariners’ Museum as we explore the importance of the maritime world in your life. From the first Thanksgiving to the most recent hurricane, from pirates to lighthouses–and so much more–you’ll discover why it is a maritime world after all.  Classes include:

  • “Hurricanesand “Tsunamis” (Grades 6 - 12)
  • “Buoyancy” and “Pirates” (Grades 3 – 5)
  • “Sailing into Thanksgiving” and “Lighthouse Lore” (Grades K - 2)

More information, visit, e-mail, or contact Ashley Ruhl (757)591-7745.

To schedule a co-op or support group field trip, contact Wisteria Perry (757)591-7744, or e-mail


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