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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.

Veterans Day 2019

Veterans Day 2019 at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum: Living History U.S. Navy Timeline
Monday, November 11, 2019, 10am – 5pm

FREE ADMISSION on the holiday Visit the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum on Monday, November 11, 2019, and speak with members of the Tidewater Maritime Living History Association (TMLHA). They will be presenting a U.S. Navy living history timeline, presenting depictions of the American Revolution, War of 1812, and the American Civil War. Visit the museum gallery to see the temporary display case, “After the Action,” showing items related to current and historical veterans’ groups. Kids can make a clothespin soldier or sailor at the gallery craft table. Caption for the photo: Members of the Tidewater Maritime Living History Association at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum