The Evening Mariner Series presentations are family-friendly and take place on USS Constellation, USCGC Taney, and USS Torsk.  Each presentation will last approximately one hour.  Enjoy private access to a particular museum ship, interact with staff, and enjoy an enhanced experience to explore various themes and aspects of our vessels not available to the everyday visitor.   

Tickets my be purchased online via the links below, on-site, or by phone at 410-539-1797 x0 (M-F, 9-4). Prices given are for each program.


(21 & up)



(13-20, or with student ID)



(12 & under)

Due to accessibility issues, the July 13th presentation on USCGC Taney is only available to guests aged 13 and up, and may not be suitable for those with mobility limitation.
Museum Members receive 20% off presentation tickets.

Evening Mariner Series Presentations

Saturday, June 29th, 7:00PM

Submarine USS Torsk Tour

with Brian Auer, Operation Director

Guided behind-the-scenes tour led by Brian Auer, Historic Ships’ Operations Director.  USS Torsk was in service from 1944 to 1968 and sank the last enemy vessels of WWII.  Experience closed spaces including the Officer’s Staterooms and Conning Tower.


Tour is approximately one hour, with a maximum group of 20 and will move through tight spaces and use open-tread stairs.  Closed toed shoes are required for entry.

Saturday, July 13th, 7:00PM

USCGC Taney Behind-the-scenes Tour

with Bradley Chandler, Pier 5 Site Manager

Guided behind-the-scenes tour of USCGC Taney led by Bradley Chandler, Pier 5 Site Manager.  USCGC Taney was in service from 1936 to 1986 and is the last survivor from the Battle of Pearl Harbor.  Experience closed spaces including the Bridge, Captain’s Cabin, and Boiler Room. 

The tour is approximately one hour.

The tour will move through tight spaces and use open-tread stairs, with a maximum group of 25 (ages 13 and up).  Closed toed shoes are required for entry. 

Saturday, August 10th, 7:00 PM

Civil War Medicine

with Brad Stone on USS Constellation

Delve below decks to the sick bay aboard the USS Constellation and serve as “assistant surgeon” in a simulated surgery as you learn about naval medicine during the Civil War.  Ship’s surgeon Brad Stone will describe various medical theories and practices used during the War, how they affected sailors and how they relate to today’s medicine.

Brad Stone combines his interest in the Civil War and medical history by volunteering as a docent on a regular basis at both the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick, MD and aboard the USS Constellation in Baltimore Harbor.