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Set sail on a pirate’s journey in celebration of International Talk Like a Pirate Day
Catch live action pirate shows!
Ahoy, mateys! Join us at the Museum as we board our Pirates Ahoy! Bash. This high-sea adventure will take young pirates through fun-filled activities and events. Whether you are an aspiring captain or a novice swashbuckler, this day will shiver your timbers! International Talk Like a Pirate Day is a real holiday celebrated on Sept. 19.
Pirates Ahoy! Live Action Pirate Show - Spotlight Performance: Avast, me hearties! Batten down the hatches because pirates have taken a hold of CMH in search of treasures untold. Catch a glimpse into a pirate’s life in this terrific stage show which lets you join the crew and be a pirate for the day. Get hooked!
Event Time: 1 – 5 p.m. (Show begins at the top of the hour every hour)
- Floating Art: You can be just like a pirate by finding the treasure hidden in the water. Create floating art by sprinkling chalk powder over water at the Alexander Art Academy. What treasures will you capture?
- Boats Afloat: Stir up a tempest strong enough to sink a ship. Construct boat shapes out of foil and see how many washers they can hold at Science Station.
- Shiver Me Timbers Treasure Hunt: A pirate’s work is all in how he hunts for his booty! This team activity requires logic as you uncover the secret code to unlock the treasure chest at Junktion.
- Pirate Spy Glass: Be on the lookout for stormy weather as you make this fantastic telescope at Junktion.
- Pirate Hat: A pirate’s outfit is not complete without a stylish hat. Make one at Junktion.
- Treasure Hunters: Argghhh maties! We've hidden a buried treasure somewhere in the sand. Can you use coordinate geometry and our treasure map to find it? Remember, X marks the spot at the ExxonMobil Math Cart!
***Events, activities and times subject to change.