Calendar of Events Summer of 2017

Below you will find upcoming events at the Submarine Force Museum

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Guided Tours of the Muesum

During this 20-30 minute program participants will learn about the history of submarines and the US Submarine Force while being led through the museumís exhibits. This free program is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM from May 31st until August 19th.

DATES: Mon, Wed, Thu & Sat May 31 - Aug 19
TIMES: 11 AM & 1 PM Mon, Wed, Thu & Sat
LOCATION: Tours Begin at the museum docent desk

Science Fridays

Learn about some of the science behind how submarines work through continuous hands-on learning activities and demonstrations presented every Friday from 10 to 11:30 AM starting June 2nd until August 19th. Topics may include buoyancy, internal combustion, hydraulics, electricity, magnetism, air pressure and many more.

DATES: Fridays Jun 2 - Aug 19
TIMES: 10 - 11:30 AM Fridays
LOCATION: Museum Entrance

Live Streaming Interactions

Talk with the crew of E/V Nautilus during a live interaction with Bob Ballardís Ocean Exploration Trust. This 20-minute program showcases the work being done to map the seafloor and discover and study a variety of shipwrecks and marine life.

DATES: Fridays Jun 2-Sep 1
TIMES: 1 PM Fridays
LOCATION: Museum Theater

Scavenger Hunts and Self Guided Tours

For individuals or groups that would like to add some fun or enhance their museum visit while still taking things at their own pace the museum offers various scavenger hunts and self guided tours as well as a phone tour. Inquire at the information desk or download and print from:

Films Currently Playing at the Museum

Museum Theater: A Century of Silent Service: Part I 45 minute film covers the early history of the Submarine Force through WWII. Begins at top of each hour.

Mini-Theater: Forty One for Freedom 20 minute film covers the design, construction and purpose of the Navyís earliest ballistic submarines during the Cold War. Continuous.

DATES: Year Round
TIMES: Continuous
LOCATION: Museum Theater & Mini- Theater


NAUTILUS and the Submarine Force Museum site will be closed to the public on closed 30 October through 10 November, reopening on 11 Nov.Events

Submarine Community Events

If you would like to include announcements on this page concerning special events within the submarine community, please contact our secretary toll free at 1-800-343-0079 (local visitors may call (860) 694-3174) or Contact the Appropriate Person in Regards to your Inquiry with our Contact Form.