Life on the Ocean Wave – An Explorer’s Tale

Lancaster Maritime Museum

  • Activity
  • KS 1
  • Lower KS 2
  • History
  • Local History


All aboard! Discover more about life at sea in the great days of sail. Explore objects from the Captain’s cabin and find out how to avoid scurvy! Try your hand at tying knots and work alongside your shipmates whilst singing some toe-tapping sea shanties.


Half day session (2 hrs)
£2.80 LCC pupil  / £3.30 non LCC pupil

All day session (4 hours)
£5.60 LCC pupil  / £6.60 non LCC pupil

Accompanying adults free 

In order to cover costs, from 1 October 2023, Lancaster City Council need to charge an additional
£1.50 per child for morning sessions delivered in the Education Rooms.
If the school wishes to stay for lunch (12 – 12.30pm) and then enjoy an optional self-guided session
in the afternoon, that charge will be an additional £2.20 per child for the full day including use of the
Education Room and a printed self-guided worksheet produced by the museum.

Venue Info

For more information on Lancaster Maritime Museum please visit their venue page

Lancaster Maritime Museum


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