Treat your family to a special day of fun-filled activities at Royal Museums Greenwich!
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Stories from the Sea is a partnership between the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, and Time and Tide Museum in Great Yarmouth.
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There are lots of things for children to see and do at the National Maritime Museum; aspiring young pirates and explorers can expect an action-packed, fun day out.
Looking for fantastic things to do with children? See what's on for families at the Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark and the National Maritime Museum. There are lots of fun events and activities to choose from; see an awe-inspiring show at London's only planetarium, get interactive and steer a ship in to port or meet the Captain on board the world's last surviving tea clipper and see what life was really like. The choice is yours!
There are a variety of free galleries at the National Maritime Museum, spend a day discovering the stories of exploration that shaped the world we live in today.
Welcome to the merciless and thieving world of pitiless pirates, full of flintlock pistols, pieces-of-eight and Jolly Rogers – and plenty of fodder for great story writing. Here you will find films, activities, objects and images, a booklist and links to talk about pirates and inspire writing.
Who became a pirate and what was life like for them? Step into the world of pirates in the classic age of piracy.
Be afraid! You are in the company of the fearless pirate Alice Leghorn, known to her friends and enemies as ‘The Wolf’. Arrrrgh!
This guide lists some of the books, manuscripts and images held by the Museum relating to pirates and privateers.