- Jamestown Settlement
- 2110 Jamestown Road
- Region Hampton Roads
- Locality James City
- Friday, September 19, 2014 - Tuesday, September 08, 2015 (9:00 AM-5:00 PM)
- Phone: (757) 253-4838
- toll-free: (888) 592-4682
- Fax: (757) 253-5299
- Website www.historyisfun.org
Objects from The Mariners' Museum collection are featured in this special exhibition tracing the evolution of the dugout canoe through the centuries, from the watercraft of the Powhatan people 400 years ago to multi-canoe trade vessels and work and racing boats.
More than 100 objects from The Mariners' Museum, including a dugout canoe, wood samples, photographic images, woodworking and boatbuilding tools, and scale models, will illustrate the fabrication, employment, sailing and racing of the Chesapeake Bay log canoe.
About The Mariners' Museum: The Mariners' Museum in Newport News, Va., an educational, non-profit institution accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, is home to an international collection of art and artifacts and the largest maritime library and archives in the Northern Hemisphere. It is home to the USS Monitor Center featuring the world's largest marine metals conservation facility.
Visiting Jamestown Settlement: Admission is $16.00 for adults and $7.50 for children ages 6-12 and includes the special exhibition. An exhibition-themed "Community Day: On the Riverfront" on September 20, 2014, will be held in conjunction with the exhibition's opening weekend. Administered by the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, an agency of the Commonwealth of Virginia accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily year-round; closed on Christmas and New Year's days.
Admission Fee: $16.00 for adults; $7.50 ages 6-12 (2015: $16.75 adults; $7.75 ages 6-12). Children under 6 are free.
Last Updated: 7/29/2014 2:40 PM