Directions

The main office for Monitor National Marine Sanctuary is located in Newport News, Virginia. The offices are located just behind The Mariners’ Museum.

Monitor Museum

NOAA Monitor National Marine Sanctuary
100 Museum Drive Newport News, VA 23606

Phone: 1-757-591-7328
Email: monitor@noaa.gov

Hours of operation: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., except federal holidays.

Directions to Monitor National Marine Sanctuary’s offices

Our office is located in a separate building directly behind The Mariners’ Museum and Park. As you enter the park, follow the directions on the museum’s white and blue directional signs placed along the roads.

From the South

Take I-64 West towards Richmond/Williamsburg. Exit J Clyde Morris Blvd, Exit 258A. Continue on J Clyde Morris for about three miles. At the intersection of Warwick Blvd, J Clyde Morris becomes Avenue of the Arts. Cross through the Warwick intersection and make an immediate left onto Museum Drive. Continue to the stop sign and turn right. Follow the road for about ¼ mile and turn left just past the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, and at the stop sign make another immediate left. Take the first right and our building is on the right. There are two large anchors in front and a mast with flags. Park anywhere there is an open space, and come to the door and ring the bell.

From the North

Take I-64 East towards Newport News. Exit 258A, Hwy 17 South, J Clyde Morris Blvd. Continue on J Clyde Morris for about three miles. At the intersection of Warwick Blvd, J Clyde Morris becomes Avenue of the Arts. Cross through the Warwick intersection and make an immediate left turn. Continue to the stop sign and turn right. Follow the road for about ¼ mile and turn left just past the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, and at the stop sign make another immediate left. Take the first right and our building is on the right. There are two large anchors in front and a mast with flags. Park anywhere there is an open space, and come to the door and ring the bell.