Newport Harbor Nautical Museum

Newport Harbor Nautical Museum


The Newport Harbor Nautical Museum is a maritime museum.  Formerly located on the Reuben E. Lee in the bay, it is now located at 600 East Bay Avenue, Newport Beach, CA in the Balboa Fun Zone behind the carousel and down the block from the Balboa Ferry.


The Newport Harbor Nautical Museum has a model ship gallery, touch screen kiosks, interactive exhibits and even a touch tank. Over 48,000 students have participated in the programs available.

There is a special program for children 2 to 5 which introduces the children to different marine activities, including crafts, stories and a touch tank.

The museum is dedicated to promoting the nautical heritage of the Newport Harbor.

The Museum also offers event space for groups from 10 to 250.

The Newport Harbor Nautical Museum is generally open each day except Tuesday.  Admission is $4 for people 13 and over, $2 for children from 4 to 12, children under 3 and museum members are free.

For more information, please see Newport Harbor Nautical Museum.

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