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Curator’s Talk

Let our curators come to you! We can provide a variety of curator talks for adult groups such as Kiwanis or church groups and discuss the Portsmouth Museum’s history, architecture within the city, or the history of the shipyard and the museum. Please call (757) 393-8591 to speak to a curator.

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard MuseumFIRST SATURDAY AT THE PORTSMOUTH NAVAL SHIPYARD MUSEUM

Saturdays, April 6; May 4; June 8 10am – 5pm

Admission is free to the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum on First Saturdays in Portsmouth. See artifacts and images interpreting Portsmouth, its historic shipyard (today’s Norfolk Naval Shipyard), and its naval history through more than three centuries. Free as part of monthly First Weekend in Portsmouth

Photo Caption: Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum at 2 High St.

 

MEMORIAL DAY AT THE PORTSMOUTH NAVAL SHIPYARD MUSEUM

Monday, May 27 10am – 5pm

"There’s a War on!" Meet Jim Callear, who portrays a World War II Navy recruiter, and "join up" for the war effort! See Jim’s vintage tent and authentic naval artifacts on display, learn about how men and women joined the Navy during World War II, and take your own oath! Free outdoor display in front of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum. Outdoor display free; $3 general museum admission; $2 for active military members and seniors 62+.

Photo: Reenactor Jim Callear signs up new "recruits" for the Navy in his historical World War II program.

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