Seafarin Saturday

Nautical activities and adventures of distant shores for the whole family! From making pirate battle rattles to sailor valentines, children are sure to dive into fun. Seafarin' Saturdays are held every Saturday inside the Museum from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All activities are free with admission. 

Seafarin' Saturday Schedule    


July 22 
Morse Code: Did you know Morse Code is important for ships to communicate? Learn more and create your own name using Morse Code.   

July 29 
Sailor Lucky Charms: Learn about the superstitions of sailors and the luck charms they kept with them at sea. 


August 5 
Create Your Own Shell Fossil: Learn about what ancient sea life was like, from sea creatures to plant-life, to shells.  

August 12 
Plastic Bottle Submarine: Build a submarine with us!  

August 19 
Sailor Tattoos: Create your own tattoo to wear home while exploring the history and importance of tattoos to sailors.  

August 26 
Ship Caulking: Do you have what it takes to be a shipbuilder? Try your hand at ship caulking. 


September 2 
Pirate Swords: Who were the real pirates of Philadelphia? Explore their histories while you make your own pirate sword.  

September 9 
Flying Fish: Learn about invasive species while you make your own fish windsock.  

September 16
Sailor Diary: Keep all your tales of your adventures at sea in your very own handmade diary.  

September 23 
Paper Plate Porthole: Dive underwater and create your own porthole peering into the ocean deep.  

September 30  
Signal Flags: Ever wonder what the flags on Cruiser Olympia mean? Learn the importance of signal flags and create your own message.