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Scrimshaw Discovery Day

July 2, 2022
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    • Dates: July 2, 2022
    • Location: Cape Cod Maritime Museum
    • Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Price: Adults $10/Seniors, Students and Veterans $8/Children 4 and under, free

    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 Program at the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) about current efforts to save endangered whales.


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