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“Fascinating but could be better” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Nauticus

Nauticus
Ranked #4 of 67 things to do in Norfolk
Certificate of Excellence
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Attraction details
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Educational site that allows visitors to learn about sea with interactive exhibits and touch pools.
Useful Information: Stairs / lift, Activities for young children, Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities
Norfolk, Virginia
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277 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Fascinating but could be better”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

The Nauticus, Battleship Wisconsin tour is fascinating but this weekend many of the displays in the museum were not working during our visit. Still, all in all it is worth the visit and, if the displays were working, it would have been rated much higher.

Visited June 2014
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Norfolk, Virginia
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57 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“ALL HANDS ON DECK”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2014 via mobile

Beautiful museum, lots of
Movies,lots of exibits,and
Then the battleship Wisconsin
Getting ready for 6 millionth
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Visited June 2014
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Cincinnati
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52 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“A must see in Norfolk!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

Visited the Nauticus during a recent visit to Virginia! This is by far one of the best exhibits I have ever been to. I highly recommend taking the time to walk on the USS Wisconsin. They have lots of movies and films that are included in the exhibit and I highly recommend all of them. Worth the money and time!

Visited January 2014
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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56 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“It gets better every year”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

We usually go to Nauticus when family comes to visit, and my 13 year old boys found even more displays and interesting items. We have always loved the Wisconsin and the interior spaces as well as the film before the ship, and the new exhibit spaces in Nauticus showing life on the battleship really add to the tour. The entire 3rd floor felt like a new place since our visit last year.

Visited June 2014
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Bucharest, Romania
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777 reviews
330 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
“Interesting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

Despite USS Wisconsin we had no time to see much. The guiding movie was so interesting and the 3d included was boring even for my toddler. Keeping too much ocean life-driven and canceling the ones related to carriers is a mistake in my opinion.

Visited May 2014
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