FEB 07 – Ahoy Mateys! It’s time to set sail for Pirate Island!

Once again the excitement and adventure of “Pirate Island” makes its home at Miami Children’s Museum from Saturday, February 7th through Sunday, September 6th.  A boatload of Pirate fun awaits at the Museum’s Watson Island location that is sure to thrill the whole family. Join us as a fantasy world of Pirate adventure comes to life with interactive games, stories, theater shows and even some live pirates!

The centerpiece for the exhibit is a pirate ship in which children can go in and explore and safely blast cannons at “attackers.” At Pirate Academy, visitors have the opportunity to walk on a plank and apply their sailor skills to tie knots and handle ropes. Learn to speak Pirate with phrases like: Yo Ho Ho; Davey Jones Locker; and Shiver me Timbers!  Everyone gets a map to follow that leads to pirate treasure.  Will you find it?

Children and adults alike will be delighted and intrigued by the legends and lore of pirates. This exhibit promises to fulfill the imaginations of our visitors.  Pirate Island will be a quest for adventure designed for the young at heart—no matter what your age!

Pirate Island is a marvelous adventure for the whole family and only at Miami Children’s Museum, 980 MacArthur Causeway on Watson Island in Miami, from Saturday, February 7 – Sunday, September 6, 2015 / 10AM to 6PM daily.  Entrance to the exhibit is included in each regular admission to the Museum.  Admission is $18 for adults and children, $14 for Florida Residents, free for children under 1 year and admission for Members is complimentary.  For more information contact the Museum at 305.373.KIDS (5437) or visit www.miamichildrensmuseum.org.

The Miami Children’s Museum (MCM) offers bilingual and interactive exhibits; programs and classes and learning materials related to arts, culture, community and communication. They have 14 interactive galleries as well as housing many exciting and fun traveling exhibits. Miami Children’s Museum is dedicated to enriching the lives of all children by fostering a love of learning and enabling children to realize their highest potential. Through arts and educational programs, MCM seeks to include and target all audiences in Miami’s changing and diverse community by becoming the “town center” for Miami-Dade County’s children and families.