World of Warships’ “Longest Night of Museums” Returns for the Third Year With a Packed Two-Day Livestream Event

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In celebration of International Museum Day, the third iteration of the award-winning Longest Night of Museums event features virtual tours of 19 of the world’s top naval museums, as well as panel discussions and exclusive Twitch interactive content drops!

Wargaming, developer and publisher of the leading, free-to-play naval combat game World of Warships (WoWS), is announcing the return of Longest Night of Museums—its third annual naval historical showcase to mark International Museum Day. With 19 virtual tours of maritime museums, the Longest Night of Museums livestream event will take viewers on a journey around the globe and feature informative discussion panels and Q&A sessions with special guests. Hosted on the World of Warships Twitch channel from May 18, 10:00 AM UTC, the livestream event will also host interactive quizzes with special in-game prizes up for grabs, as well as plenty of dedicated Longest Night of Museums Twitch content drops.

The third instalment of Longest Night of Museums continues World of Warships’ mission to celebrate and support the work that naval museums and heritage sites do to preserve maritime history. Bringing together 19 different naval museums from around the world, Longest Night of Museums will kick off its 2023 event in Croatia at the Nikola Tesla Technical Museum, before taking viewers to Brazil, the Netherlands, and Chile. The evening will take us to HMS Belfast in the United Kingdom, and then on to the U.S.A.; Australia; and South Korea, where we’ll finish the event by taking a journey through Hamsang Park. To see a list of all involved museums, click .

“We’re immensely proud to be bringing back Longest Night of Museums for the third year running. What started off as a way to raise awareness about the challenges many museums had to face during the pandemic has evolved into a fan-favorite museum project,” says Marko Valentic, Global Business Development and Communications Director at Wargaming. “As the largest digital ship museum in the world, World of Warships works closely with naval museums worldwide to preserve and amplify the historical legacy of these ships and the people who served on them. We’re excited to be joined by so many wonderful museums from around the globe and to celebrate International Museum Day together with our community.”

In addition to the guided virtual tours, the Longest Night of Museums livestream event will also include a special screening of the documentary “Surrender on the USS Missouri,” from the event’s media partner, MagellanTV. This will be followed by a discussion with the award-winning director, Tim Gray, and discussion panels throughout the evening with the Historical Naval Ships Association and the United States Navy Institute, a long-time partner of World of Warships. Players who tune into the livestream on Twitch can also get involved, as World of Warships will be releasing three different free in-game content drops as the night progresses. Alongside these drops, Longest Night of Museums will also feature quizzes with special in-game prizes up for grabs.

Special bonus codes for existing and new players will also be featured on museum websites and social media for this special occasion!

World of Warships has the largest collection of historically accurate ships available to play in the world and is proud to support a global network of maritime museums and heritage sites. With over 600 ships available in the game, World of Warships works to ensure that the majority of them are designed in a historically accurate way, utilizing documents and blueprints from the first half of the 20th century. Since the launch of World of Warships in 2015 and World of Warships: Legends in 2019, more than 50 million players have joined our community of dedicated naval warfare enthusiasts.

The Longest Night of Museums takes place from May 18, 10:00 AM UTC, until May 19, 03:30 AM UTC. The event is completely free to watch. To join us on the global tour, please visit:

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About World of Warships

World of Warships is a free, historical, online combat PC game from Wargaming. With its massive fleet of iconic war vessels—including five different ship classes—and strategically designed environments, World of Warships provides the ultimate naval warfare gaming experience, suitable for everyone. Thanks to having the largest collection of historically accurate ships available to play, World of Warships prides itself as being a digital ship museum and a focal point for naval history enthusiasts. New thematic content and innovative game modes are added on a regular basis, ensuring that its broad player base can always expect diverse, fresh, and exciting gameplay.

One Franchise, Multiple Platforms

After finding massive success on PC, the unique gameplay and design of World of Warships has been adapted to bring free massive naval battles to other platforms. World of Warships: Legends is available on PlayStation and Xbox, and World of Warships Blitz is available on iOS and Android mobile devices. Official website:

About World of Warships: Legends

Experience epic naval action in World of Warships: Legends, a massively multiplayer online game where you can master the seas at the helms of history’s greatest warships! Recruit legendary Commanders from maritime history, upgrade your vessels, and stake your claim to naval supremacy alongside or against players from around the world in thrilling and immersive battles.

World of Warships: Legends brings the online naval action of World of Warships that’s loved by millions to home consoles, with a host of content and features exclusive to the console experience.

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About Wargaming

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Operating since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the gaming industry. Its 16 offices around the world include studios in Chicago, Prague, Shanghai, Tokyo, Vilnius, and Belgrade. Millions of players enjoy Wargaming’s titles across all major gaming platforms. Its flagship products include the free-to-play hits World of Tanks, World of Tanks Blitz, World of Warships, World of Warships: Legends, and World of Warships Blitz.

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