April Vacation Week 2013 (April 15-19)

April Vacation Week 2013 (April 15-19)

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!

 

Monday, April 15

Right Whale Celebration Day! 10:00am - 2:00pm

Azorean Whaleboat, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Visit the Casa dos Botes on North Water St. as Joao Tavares, Azorean whaleboat shipwright, works with a skilled team to construct a half-size model whaleboat that will be on permanent display in the Bourne Building later this spring.

 

Tuesday, April 16

Crafts & Activities in the Jacobs Family Gallery, 10:00am - 2:00pm

Learn to throw a harpoon with our family-friendly harpoon toss, create your own scrimshaw with soap and shoe polish, and more! FREE to all visitors.

Moby-Dick Highlights Tour, 10:00am

Join a docent for a 45-minute highlights tour that focuses on the characters and events contained in Melville's classic novel, as well as those that inspired the tale. Tour leaves from the front desk. Regular admission rates apply.

Go below deck on the Lagoda, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Regular admission rates apply.

Azorean Whaleboat, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Visit the Casa dos Botes on North Water St. as Joao Tavares, Azorean whaleboat shipwright, works with a skilled team to construct a half-size model whaleboat that will be on permanent display in the Bourne Building later this spring.

Highlights Tour, 1:00pm

Join a docent for a 45-minute highlights tour that features some of our finest and most popular exhibits. Tour leaves from the front desk. Regular admission rates apply.

 

Wednesday, April 17

Crafts & Activities in the Jacobs Family Gallery, 10:00am - 2:00pm

Learn to throw a harpoon with our family-friendly harpoon toss, create your own scrimshaw with soap and shoe polish, and more! FREE to all visitors.

Highlights Tour, 10:00am and 1:00pm

Join a docent for a 45-minute highlights tour that features some of our finest and most popular exhibits. Tour leaves from the front desk. Regular admission rates apply.

Go below deck on the Lagoda, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Regular admission rates apply.

Azorean Whaleboat, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Visit the Casa dos Botes on North Water St. as Joao Tavares, Azorean whaleboat shipwright, works with a skilled team to construct a half-size model whaleboat that will be on permanent display in the Bourne Building later this spring.

 

Thursday, April 18

Crafts & Activities in the Jacobs Family Gallery, 10:00am - 2:00pm

Learn to throw a harpoon with our family-friendly harpoon toss, create your own sailors' valentines with shells and paper plates, and more! FREE to all visitors.

Highlights Tour, 10:00am and 1:00pm

Join a docent for a 45-minute highlights tour that features some of our finest and most popular exhibits. Tour leaves from the front desk. Regular admission rates apply.

Go below deck on the Lagoda, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Regular admission rates apply.

Azorean Whaleboat, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Visit the Casa dos Botes on North Water St. as Joao Tavares, Azorean whaleboat shipwright, works with a skilled team to construct a half-size model whaleboat that will be on permanent display in the Bourne Building later this spring.

 

Friday, April 19

All aboard the Lagoda! 10:00am - 11:00am

Join the crew of Captain C. Weade and scour the ocean in search of whales! Learn the ropes, raise the jib sails, learn about foreign cultures, and go a-whaling. Recommended for ages 5-10. One hour program. Regular admission rates apply.

Crafts & Activities in the Jacobs Family Gallery, 10:00am - 2:00pm

Learn to throw a harpoon with our family-friendly harpoon toss, create your own sailors' valentines with shells and paper plates, and more! FREE to all visitors.

Highlights Tour, 10:00am and 1:00pm

Join a docent for a 45-minute highlights tour that features some of our finest and most popular exhibits. Tour leaves from the front desk. Regular admission rates apply.

Go below deck on the Lagoda, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Regular admission rates apply.

Azorean Whaleboat, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Visit the Casa dos Botes on North Water St. as Joao Tavares, Azorean whaleboat shipwright, works with a skilled team to construct a half-size model whaleboat that will be on permanent display in the Bourne Building later this spring.

 

 

Last Modified: March 25, 2014