- Cultural Communities
- Digital Scholarship
- 25th Annual Sailors’ Series
- Lifelong Learning Lecture Series
- Where the Land Meets the Sea
- Watkins Bioacoustics Symposium
- Nautical Antiques Show
- 27th Annual Scrimshaw Weekend
- A Grateful Dead Yoga Experience
- Painting with a Splash FOR KIDS
- Right Whale Day
- April Vacation Week
- Over the Top Summer Gala
- Members’ Trip to Porto, Portugal
- Family Activities
- Community Programs
- Annual Events
- Moby-Dick Marathon
- Past Programs
April Vacation Week 2014
Join us throughout the week for crafts, hands-on activities and lots of family fun! Participate in a highlights tour, go below deck on the world's largest model whaleship, learn to throw a harpoon, create your own scrimshaw (with soap and shoe polish), and more!
Vacation Week Activities
Monday, April 21
Right Whale Day
From Tuesday, April 22 – Friday, April 25
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Free crafts and family activities – Create your own scrimshaw (using soap and shoe polish), throw a harpoon with our family-friendly harpoons and target rings, and more
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Participate in a 45-minute highlights tour with a Museum Docent. Tours leave from the front desk. (Regular admission rates apply)
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Film Ocean Frontiers: The Dawn of a New Era in Ocean Stewardship Cook Memorial Theater. Ocean Frontiers is an engaging, inspirational film that features four very different, but equally important success stories of ocean stewardship, including one that is taking place in Massachusetts Bay
11:00 a.m. to Noon
Go below deck on the Lagoda! (Regular admission rates apply)
On Friday, April 25, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
All aboard the Lagoda! Join the crew of Captain C. Weade on board the Lagoda for an adventure on the high seas! Travel the world, interact with new cultures, learn the ropes of a whaleship, and go a-whaling. (Regular admission rates apply). Children must be accompanied by an adult.