The Mariners’ Museum was named the official repository for the Monitor Collection by NOAA in 1987. The collection consists of over 200 tons of priceless artifacts recovered from the iconic Civil War ironclad located within the boundaries of NOAA’s Monitor National Marine Sanctuary.
Batten Conservation Complex Webcams
Revolving Gun Turret
Steam Engine & Condenser
Dahlgren Guns & Gun Carriages
- Live 24/7 images of the Monitor's large artifacts in treatment
- See conservators at work
Civil War Lecture: So How Much of the USS Monitor Do You Actually Have?
Civil War Lecture: So How Much of the USS Monitor Do You Actually Have? Presented by Will Hoffman, Senior Conservator and Conservation Project Manager, USS… Read more
Civil War Lecture: Photo-modeling USS Monitor Artifacts
Civil War Lecture: Photo-modeling USS Monitor Artifacts Presented by Hannah Fleming, Coordinator, USS Monitor Center Ever wonder what the turret looks like in 3D? Want… Read more
Civil War Lecture: Conserving Civil War Shipwrecks
Civil War Lecture: Conserving Civil War Shipwrecks – Research and Innovations Presented by Elsa Sangouard, Senior Conservator, USS Monitor Project There is no written recipe… Read more
Ironclad Revolution Exhibition
At the heart of the USS Monitor Center is the award-winning exhibition—Ironclad Revolution—a melding of artifacts,
original documents, paintings, personal accounts, interactives and environments that will pique all five senses.
The strategies, people, technology, and science behind the historic circumstances surrounding this story are displayed
in a way the public has never before seen.Read more