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Scrimshaw Discovery Day

Presented by Cape Cod Maritime Museum at Cape Cod Maritime Museum, Hyannis MA

Jul 02 2022
Scrimshaw Discovery Day

Learn about the many functional and decorative objects sailors aboard whaling ships made using the teeth and bones of sperm whales.

Join us on Saturday, July 2, for Scrimshaw Discovery Day! From 10:00-3:00, enjoy gallery talks with our staff and learn about some of the items sailors aboard whaling ships made using the teeth of sperm whales. Get a close-up look at some of the pieces from the museum’s preeminent Elizabeth H. and William Graham Scrimshaw Collection. Hear how scrimshaw was made, and learn about life on a whaling ship. Kids’ crafts 10:00-2:00. From 3:00-4:00, hear from Brian Sharp of the Marine Mammal Rescue

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Adults $10/Seniors, Students and Veterans $8/Children 4 and under, free

Contact: 508-775-1723

Email: meverett@capecodmaritimemuseum.org

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Cape Cod Maritime Museum

135 South Street, Hyannis, MA 02601

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Free parking on site

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    • Audio Description
    • Wheelchair Access

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