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           


March 24
Pirate Swords and Hooks: 
Turn the whole family into a merry band of pirates with pirate swords and hooks! 


April 7
Paper Plate Porthole:
 What do you think lurks beneath the sea? Dive beneath the surface and create your own porthole for peering into the ocean deep. 

April 14
Create Your Own Flag:
 Learn about why flags are important on ships while creating your own flag to take home. 

April 21
Oil Spill:
 On Earth Day, learn about the disastrous ecological impact of oil spills. Become a scientist for the day and learn about ways to clean up an oil spill. 


May 5
What Floats Your Boat with Sails:
 Create your own boat and add a sail. Put your boat to the test in our Seaperch tank and race your family and friends. 

May 12
Fish Art with Oil Slick Fish:
 Ever wonder what lives beneath the water of the Delaware River? Learn about the variety of fish and animals that live down below and create a fish to take home. 

May 19
Shell Fossils Activity:
 Learn what fossils are and how they teach us about ancient sea life by making your own "fossil" to take home. 

May 26
Morse Code:
 Did you know Morse Code is important for ships to communicate? Learn about the importance of Morse Code and its role it played on ships.