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News & Upcoming Events

Mystery at the Museum

Sure to please the amateur sleuth as well as the sophisticated detective, our newest fundraising event is a take on the classic murder mystery dinner theatre. This fun, engaging, and interactive whodunnit show will unfold at the museum on October 22, 23, 24, 28, 29 & 30.

Museum Collections Internship

The museum is seeking in-person interns for the Summer and Fall of 2021. The collections interns will gain experience in cataloguing the museum’s artifact collection, work with maritime artifacts, and museum collections management software.

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The Battle of Memphis

One of the oddest incidents of the Civil War ended up being the largest fleet-on-fleet naval battle of the war. It didn’t take place in the Atlantic Ocean or the Gulf of Mexico. Surprisingly, it took place on the Mississippi River near Memphis, Tennessee on June 6, 1862.

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Online Content

Can't visit the museum in person just yet? No problem, visit our YouTube channel for guest lectures, episodes of Curator's Corner, and the fun series Navy Lingo. Enjoy from anywhere and subscribe for new videos added often.

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Volunteer Meetup

Interested in history? Like meeting new people? Have some time to volunteer? This is your perfect opportunity. The museum is looking for volunteers to serve as tour guides and guest services representatives. Scheduling is flexible and no extensive knowledge of Civil War naval history is necessary. Training will be provided. Attend a meet-up and see if this is a good fit for you.

When: First Monday of the Month @ 1:00pm

RSVP appreciated but not required

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