SHIPWRECK! PIRATES & TREASURE

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SHIPWRECK! Pirates & Treasure brings real shipwreck treasures – and the technology used to recover it – right to the Greensboro Science Center! Find out what it’s like to be a shipwreck explorer, the captain of a sinking ship or a pirate on the run with hands-on activities including a robotic arm to pick up treasure and a hurricane simulator to challenge the storm. Discover more than 500 priceless artifacts recovered from famous shipwrecks including real gold and silver treasure recovered from thousands of feet deep.

PIRATES AT SEA

With all this treasure, there must be pirates! Explore pirate lore, legend and facts in this interactive exhibit. Create your own pirate and find out if you have the skills to tie sailor’s knots or identify friends or foes at sea. You will also encounter some of the most infamous pirates that terrorized the seas including Blackbeard, Captain Kidd, Barbary Corsairs, Privateers and Buccaneers. An18th century cannon from an unidentified shipwreck believed to be a xebec, the Barbary pirates’ vessel of choice, is featured.

ABOUT SHIPWRECK! PIRATES & TREASURE

SHIPWRECK! Pirates & Treasure brings real shipwreck treasures and the technology used to recover them right to Greensboro Science Center! Find out what it’s like to be a shipwreck explorer, the captain of a sinking ship or a pirate on the run with hands-on activities including a robotic arm to pick up treasure and a hurricane simulator to challenge the storm. Discover more than 500 priceless artifacts recovered from famous shipwrecks including real gold and silver treasure recovered from thousands of feet deep.

EXHIBITION DATES:
May 26 – September 1, 2014

HOURS
Daily, 9am – 5pm
Last ticket will be sold at 4pm and last entry is 4:30pm each day.

TICKET PRICES*
(includes admission to SHIPWRECK! Pirates & Treasure, the Greensboro Science Center Museum, Carolina SciQuarium, & Animal Discovery Zoo)

$18.50 Adults (ages 14+)
$17.50 Seniors (ages 65+)
$17.50 Children (ages 3 – 13)
FREE: Children 2 and under
$5.00: Greensboro Science Center Members

*Other admission discounts do not apply. GSC Member rate applicable to Greensboro Science Center members only.

For more information visit their website: http://www.greensboroscience.org/attractions/shipwreck/index.shtml

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Greensboro Science Center | 4301 Lawndale Drive | Greensboro, NC 27455
Phone: 336.288.3769 | Fax: 336.288.2531

 

 

 

 

 

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