Summer 2013 Family Programs

Summer 2013 Family Programs

Below is a 2013 listing of family activities and programs at the Museum during the summer months.
 

RECURRING EVENTS
Monday – Friday (July 8 – August 30)

Highlights Tour
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Join a docent for a 45-60 minute highlights tour of the Museum. Tours leave from front desk. Tours are free with admission. Regular admission rates apply.

Tuesday – Friday (July 9 – August 30)

Crafts and Activities
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Learn how to throw a harpoon with our family-friendly harpoon toss activity; create your own scrimshaw using soap and shoe polish; discover the different cultures the whalemen encountered on their global voyages, and much more!

Every Friday (July 12 – August 30)

All Aboard the Lagoda
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Come to the Museum on Fridays to dress as your favorite crewmember and take an imaginary whaling voyage on the Lagoda! Learn the ropes, hoist the jib sails, experience the chase, and encounter foreign cultures role playing! Regular admission rates apply.

 

SINGLE DAY EVENTS
Thursday, July 4

Independence Day at the Whaling Museum
4:00 – 6:00 p.m. – FREE Crafts & Activities in the Museum Plaza
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. – FREE Concert in Museum Plaza
 

Friday, July 5

Cape Verdean Independence Day at the Whaling Museum
4:00 – 8:00 p.m. – Free Concert & Family Activities

 

Saturday, July 27

Melville Family Day
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

FREE Crafts & Activities for the family to celebrate Herman Melville's birthday. Celebration ends as all celebrations should - with birthday cake!

Tuesday, July 30

Lunchtime Story Time
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Listen to children’s stories written and read by our high school apprentices and participate in a related craft activity. FREE

Tuesday, August 6

Lunchtime Story Time
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Listen to children’s stories written and read by our high school apprentices and participate in a related craft activity. FREE

Tuesday, August 13

Lunchtime Story Time
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Listen to children’s stories written and read by our high school apprentices and participate in a related craft activity. FREE

 

All activities in the Jacobs Family Gallery, Museum Theater and Museum Plaza are FREE. Regular admission rates apply to all other activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Last Modified: June 10, 2014