Here are some of the NOAA sponsored exhibits at Nauticus.
- Science On a Sphere® creates the illusion of a dynamic, rotating Earth suspended in mid-air.
- The Living Shoreline interprets the life found in and around a typical creek of the lower Chesapeake Bay.
- Secrets of the Deep features a working replica of the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution research submersible Clelia visiting NOAA's Monitor National Marine Sanctuary.
- NOAA's Legacy combines 19th century nautical charts and interactive exhibits to illustrate NOAA's important role in supporting safe maritime commerce.
- Navigation Alley uses archival and contemporary photographs, a hands-on large-scale puzzle, and flip-up panels to interpret NOAA's heritage and current activities.
- The Smart Buoy Gateway Kiosk allows visitors to access real time data from the new NOAA "smart buoy" in the Elizabeth River adjacent to Nauticus
- Lynnhaven River Oyster exhibit traces the history of this tasty bivalve and describes current restoration efforts.
- Ocean Today Kiosk is a multi-media experience that highlights the most up-to-date issues affecting our Blue Planet.
- Tsunami Ready explores these destructive waves and educates visitors on how to survive a tsunami.
NOAA and Nauticus work together to support a variety of environmental education programs for all ages. These programs include:
- The Blue Planet Forum is an environmental lecture series presented by NOAA, Nauticus, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, and Old Dominion University.
- NOAA Day at Nauticus opportunities are offered by NOAA @ Nauticus for educators and non-profits. Please review the Web site regularly for future workshops.