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Maritime Adventures with an Educational Twist

There is a lot to do at The Mariners’ Museum and Park during the summer! If you are looking to attend a program once a week, please join us for Maritime Mondays!

Whether you take your students on a field trip or we come to your site, just leave the work to us! We’ll provide the stories, artifacts, crafts, FUN and more – you provide the kids! They’ll have a blast (and learn something too) during one of The Mariners’ Museum and Park’s summer programs.*

*These programs are also available throughout the year. Please contact us for more information!


Clipper Ship in a Hurricane- 1855 The Mariners’ Museum and Park Collection

Clipper Ship in a Hurricane- 1855 The Mariners’ Museum and Park Collection

Weathering a Hurricane

Grades: 4th – 12th

Who says learning about safety can’t be fun? Our interactive hurricane program teaches students how to prepare and stay safe during ferocious storms. You will be put to the “test” to see if you have what it takes to endure Poseidon’s wrath!


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Septentrionalivm regionvm descrip. MSM 1/-#0125 (MSm0125Detail_03) The Mariners’ Museum and Park Collection

Monsters and Mermaids

Grades: K – 5th

For many generations, people around the world have wondered what lurks below the surface of the water. Students will dive into the depths of ocean lore from Loch Ness to Atlantis in this magical program. Prepare to be mystified by the stories of sea monsters and mermaids that have been told by sailors for generations.


 Treasure Island Cover 1911 Rare PR5486.A1  The Mariners’ Museum and Park Collection

Treasure Island Cover 1911 Rare PR5486.A1 The Mariners’ Museum and Park Collection

Pirates

Grades: 1st – 7th

Ahoy, matey! You may know the legends of Jack Sparrow and Blackbeard, but have you ever wondered if pirates actually walked and talked like they do in movies? Did they really search for buried treasure and make their enemies walk the plank? In this program we will discuss the facts and fictions of pirates of the past and present.


 Olympic and Titanic Passing at Sea 1949.0411.000001 The Mariners’ Museum and Park Collection

Olympic and Titanic Passing at Sea 1949.0411.000001 The Mariners’ Museum and Park Collection

Titanic

Grades: 2nd – 7th

Over 100 years ago, the Titanic embarked on a doomed voyage across the Atlantic. Since its demise, people have been intrigued by the tragedy and shock of this historical event which is why it has been sensationalized by popular media. Learn about the excitement leading up to this voyage and the sinking of what was supposed to be unsinkable.


 Young Participant with his storytime creation

Young Participant with his storytime creation

Maritime Storytime

Suggested age / grade: Pre-K – 2nd

Geared towards younger audiences, Maritime Storytime explores the depths of maritime-related stories through print and craft; Whether exploring the depths with merpeople or flying the Jolly Roger with a band of pirates, this program will help kids live out their wildest imagination.


Pricing

The cost is $4.50 per student with a minimum of five students. We welcome groups with smaller numbers but a minimum fee of $22.50 will be charged. We require one adult for every five students. Required adults will receive free admission with additional adults paying $4.50 per person.

For more details or to book a program please contact:

Summer Programs
Interpretation Department
(757) 591-7744
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