Treasures of NOAA’s Ark
The Treasures of NOAA’s Ark is a national touring exhibition currently on display on Level Three. The exhibit is a companion to the Follow The Blue Crab exhibit which highlights marine life in the Chesapeake Bay.
- Survey maps and charts
- Survey instruments and navigation tools
- The history of NOAA
History Through Artifacts
The Treasures of NOAA’s Ark features artifacts representing nearly 200 years of science, service, and stewardship by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and its ancestor agencies. Items range from 19th century maps and charts, to early scientific instruments that recall the agency’s proud heritage and legacy of service to the nation.