Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

The Mariners' Museum

One of the of the largest international maritime history museums in the world

four stars

93.91

100 Museum Drive Newport News, VA 23606
tel: (800) 581-7245   Web Site
EIN: 54-0541801

Board Leadership
Edward Whitmore
Chair

CEO
Howard H. Hoege, III
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.91 four stars
  Financial 91.40 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1930, The Mariners' Museum is one of the of the largest international maritime history museums in the world. Over 60,000 square feet of gallery space hold approximately 35,000 artifacts including rare figureheads, handcrafted ship models, Civil War ironclad USS Monitor artifacts, paintings, small craft from around the world, and much more. The Library at the Mariners' Museum holds the largest maritime history collection in the Western Hemisphere. With its rich collections and international scope the Library is a premier source for maritime research. The collections consist of over 1.75 million items including books, magazines, rare books, manuscripts, maps and charts, vessel plans, newspaper articles, photographs, Chris-Craft archives and The Mariners' Museum archives.

Founded in 1930, The Mariners' Museum is one of the of the largest international maritime history museums in the world. Over 60,000 square feet of gallery space hold approximately 35,000 artifacts including rare figureheads, handcrafted ship models, Civil War ironclad USS Monitor artifacts, paintings, small craft from around the world, and much more. The Library at the Mariners' Museum holds the largest maritime history collection in the Western Hemisphere. With its rich collections and international scope the Library is a premier source for maritime research. The collections consist of over 1.75 million items including books, magazines, rare books, manuscripts, maps and charts, vessel plans, newspaper articles, photographs, Chris-Craft archives and The Mariners' Museum archives.

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Financial

four stars

91.40

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
82.3%
  Administrative Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.02
  Program Expenses Growth 5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Mariners' Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Mariners' Museum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,466,403
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $51,844
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,518,247
   Program Service Revenue $635,590
Total Primary Revenue $6,153,837
   Other Revenue $1,510,430
TOTAL REVENUE $7,664,267
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,006,529
   Administrative Expenses $768,338
   Fundraising Expenses $798,755
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,573,622
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,909,355
   
Net Assets $122,149,644

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$115,841 1.09% Howard Hoege President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$239,540 2.26% Elliot H. Gruber Former President & CEO

Mission

Founded in 1930, The Mariners' Museum is one of the of the largest international maritime history museums in the world. Over 60,000 square feet of gallery space hold approximately 35,000 artifacts including rare figureheads, handcrafted ship models, Civil War ironclad USS Monitor artifacts, paintings, small craft from around the world, and much more. The Library at the Mariners' Museum holds the largest maritime history collection in the Western Hemisphere. With its rich collections and international scope the Library is a premier source for maritime research. The collections consist of over 1.75 million items including books, magazines, rare books, manuscripts, maps and charts, vessel plans, newspaper articles, photographs, Chris-Craft archives and The Mariners' Museum archives.

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The Mariners' Museum (VA) 93.91 four stars
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National Constitution Center (PA) 85.22 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Mariners' Museum
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606
tel: (800) 581-7245
fax: (757) 591-7320
EIN: 54-0541801

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Board Leadership

Edward Whitmore
Chair

CEO

Howard H. Hoege, III
President & CEO