School Holiday Fun!

The Queensland Maritime Museum at South Bank is proud to once again present Pirates Week during the September School Holidays. It all happens each day from Wednesday 24 to Friday 26. The program is for boys and girls aged between 5 to 11 years.

Each day commences with the 30 minute “Pirates Pantomime” and supported by the live Buccaneers Band. The audience is encouraged to cheer or boo the various characters.

Following the show, all the children will be placed in small groups with a guide and conducted through the 9 activities around the site and on board the HMAS Diamantina.

These activities include:

For the younger ones:
Walk the plank, Scrub and swab a deck, Lie in a hammock, try the Ships blocks and tackle, Build a toy boat plus much more.
And for the older ones:
Work the Big Guns, Rowing a boat [on dry land], Throw a life line, Knots, Flags, Sails & Cannons, Pirate Food and Finding the way.

The Day will finish with a treasure hunt!

There are also daily competitions for the best Pirate Costumes and a Colouring In poster

Each day starts at 10.00 am with assembly by all at 09.45 am and concludes at 2.30 pm

Entry for children includes a special “pirates theme” lunch.
(Choice of 4 options at booking]

Bookings Essential! Via QMM website or Phone 07 3844 5361 [9.30 am to 4.00 pm daily] or at the Museum Shop.

Bookings close at 3.00 pm, Wednesday September 17, 2014.

Full terms and conditions provided with bookings.

Come along and join the fun!