School Holidays at WA Shipwrecks Museum

Thu 2 Jan 2020Sun 2 Feb 2020


WA Shipwrecks Museum


Don’t miss this amazing adventure with two loveable pirates, Captain Boots and Captain Redbeard.

These captains have landed ashore near WA Shipwrecks Museum, and want you to join them as part of their special crew!

Let your imagination guide you in this interactive choose-your-own-adventure that adapts to the wills and ideas of the participating crew. Hoist the sails, climb the rigging and shoot the cannons in this action-packed adventure in search of hidden treasure.

Nominated for Best Children's Event, FRINGE WORLD 2017.

Tuesday 21 - Sunday 26 January
Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 February
Saturday 8 & Sunday 9 February
Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 February
Times: 10.30am – 11am 
Cost: Pay-as-you-feel
Age: 4 - 12 years
Bookings: No bookings required

About your Pirates

Jesse (Captain Boots) has been leading imaginary adventures for most of his life and as "Wind Wanderer Storytelling" has been performing at schools, libraries, parties and festivals for the last 13 years. He's toured regionally and has had stories filmed by the Department of Education to make into to teaching and learning materials. He is vice president of the Storytelling Guild of WA and is a qualified childcare professional (Dip, Children's Services).

Alex (Redbeard) is a classically trained cellist with a passion for improvisation and velvet smoking jackets. He is a member of the medieval reenactment group The Grey Company and regularly performs with them throughout the year.

Dinosaur Activity Zone

In association with the City of Fremantle, WA Shipwrecks Museum is part of a dinosaur exhibition called ‘Dinosaurs Come Alive’!

The exhibition consists of 10 dinosaurs to be found at various outdoor sites across Fremantle, with one outside Shipwrecks. Come and explore our Dinosaur Activity Zone with dinosaur craft, puzzles, stories and more!

A trail and competitions are being produced and run by Fremantle City - see the Visit Fremantle website for more.

Dates: Thursday 2 January - Sunday 2 February
Times: 10am – 2pm.
Cost: Free.
Age: 3+
Bookings: only required for groups of 10+. Call 1300 134 081.

Programs are subject to availability. All children 12 years and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Credit: WA Museum