The U.S. Naval Undersea Museum offers a variety of public programs to engage visitors with the Navy’s rich undersea history.

Onsite Programming

All of our onsite programming is free to the public as an open or reserved program.

Summer STEAM

On Summer STEAM days, STEM-based activities are available on a drop-in basis inside the museum. Participants explore a different concept each week, and range from demonstrations and experiments to engineering and make-and-take formats. 

Open Program: Wednesdays through the summer, 10:00 AM–2:00 PM


Science Saturdays

Join us in the fall, winter, and spring for Science Saturdays! On the first Saturday of each month, the museum will host a new hands-on activity for visitors.

Open Program: The first Saturday of each month, September-November, February-May, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM


STEM for Students

Do you have a school-aged group you would like to bring to the museum for a field trip? NUM education has STEM based programs to enrich their visit, and support curriculum standards. Contact our educator at (360) 396-5547 to reserve a program.

By Reservation

Offsite Programming

Showcasing STEM

Outreach is important to us! We have portable STEM activities for a variety of ages, and would love to work with you to support the community. If you are hosting a STEM event, and are looking for participants, contact our educator for more details at (360) 396-5547.

Annual Programs

Discover “E” Day

Learning about science has never been so fun! Held annually in April, Discover “E” Day is an opportunity for the whole family to get hands-on experience with engineering programs.

Open Program: The first Saturday of April, 10:00 AM– 2:00 PM


Keyport Fest

Every fall, Keyport Fest is a wonderful opportunity to take in the sights and sounds of the community festival, and explore the museum! Along with exhibits and concerts, the museum hosts STEAM activities for families to try something cool, and learn something new.

Open Program: The Third Saturday of September, 10:00 AM– 2:00 PM



As one of the biggest events around, the U.S. Naval Undersea Museum can’t help but get involved! Along with open and free admission during all of Seafair, you may find programming onsite or pop-up booths around the sound during Seafair weekend. Check out our Facebook page for details.

Open Program

Stem Activities

STEM activities are available for use in the classroom or at home! Multiple STEM-based lessons are available online and can be printed out wherever learners may be. These lessons cover a variety of concepts and can be taught using basic materials found in your own home.

Reservations and Requests

If you would like to schedule a program, please contact the museum educator at [email protected]. Requests should be made at least two weeks in advance and are subject to availability.