Maritime Museum & Seized! : Free Family Events, June 2016

Maritime Museum & Seized! : Free Family Events, June 2016 Maritime Museum & Seized! : Free Family Events, June 2016


Venue: Merseyside Maritime Museum
Dates: 02/06/2016 - 30/06/2016
Times: 10:00 - 17:00


MERSEYSIDE MARITIME MUSEUM
Free entry
Open daily 10am-5pm
Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront
www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/maritime
Telephone 0151 478 4499
@merseymaritime

The leaving of Liverpool
1 June
1.30, 2.30 and 3.30pm

As part of the Merseyside Maritime Museum’s 30th birthday celebrations,
travel back to 1854 and listen to migrant’s tales of hope and fear on their way to a new land. Drop in, no booking required

Titanic – fashions and fortunes
1 & 2 June
Intervals from 1pm

An interesting look at the fashions aboard Titanic. Learn about the people that might have worn them and even give them a try yourself.
Drop in, no booking required

Wartime at the Piermaster’s house
3, 11 & 26 June
Intervals from 1pm

Join a member of the Education team in the 1940s to find out what life in Liverpool was really like during the Second World War.
Drop in, no booking required

Polar, the Titanic bear
3 June
1, 2 and 3pm

Come and listen to the adventures of Polar the Titanic bear – based on a story originally written by Titanic survivor Daisy Corning Stone Spedden for her son, Douglas.
Drop in, no booking required

Monsters of the deep
4 & 5 June
1-4pm
Drop into a hands on workshop to create your very own scary sea monster mask or fish hat!
Drop in, no booking required

All hands on deck
4 , 5, 25 & 26 June
Intervals from 1pm

Discover more about Liverpool’s maritime past and where some of our most famous phrases and sayings actually come from.
Drop in, no booking required

Wondrous warehouses!
18 June
1-4pm

Come along and create your very own Albert Dock warehouse in miniature.
Drop in, no booking required

Tom, the May’s new hero
25 June
1.30, 2.30 and 3.30pm

Come and hear the story of Tom, the cabin boy and his adventures on board the sailing ship, the Lady May.
Drop in, no booking required

SEIZED! THE BORDER AND CUSTOMS UNCOVERED
Free entry
Open daily 10am-5pm
Located within the Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront
www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/seized
Telephone 0151 478 4499
@merseymaritime

Time for tea
1 June
1-4pm

Tea was once a very expensive commodity and was traded and smuggled around the world. Come and join in this teacup craft and learn about the nation’s favourite brew.
Drop in, no booking required

Dockwatch
4 & 5 June
11.30am-4pm

Take a closer look at the creatures in the waters of the Albert Dock with a team of museum experts and the Customs underwater camera.
Drop in, no booking required

Save our species
11 & 12 June
1-4pm

Make a colourful animal mask, inspired by the Museum’s collections.
Drop in, no booking required

Customs contraband
18 June
1-4pm

Get your hands on a smuggler’s hoard.
Drop in, no booking required

Model magic
19 June
1-4pm

Discover how the Border Force protect endangered species and make a model of your favourite animal.
Drop in, no booking required

Rummage
25 June
1, 1.30, 2, 3 and 3.30pm

Get a taste of the training for Rummage Officers. Come and search a ship to see if you can spot any signs of smuggling.
Collect a free ticket on the day

Cuttership cards
26 June
1-4pm

These are the fastest ships on the sea! Join in to create your own crafty cutter.
Drop in, no booking required