The second Sunday of every month is a Family Sunday in the Seaplane Harbour. All grown-ups and children are welcome; there will be programme activities between noon and 4 p.m.
The Family Sundays are free for all museum guests who have purchased the ticket.
Traditional yearly events:
The Night of Museums opens on a Saturday evening in May. The Maritime Museum, like other museums, will be open for longer and free of charge.
On 1 June we celebrate International Children’s Day with a rich programme. There will be many activities available in the outdoor area of the Seaplane Harbour, and children will also get free admission to the museum ships.
The second Sunday of November is Father’s Day. Your visit to the museum will be spiced up with exciting extra activities and programmes. Traditional Father’s Day pancakes will be served in the café.
The summer will be ended by the Night of Ancient Bonfires. A big bonfire will be lit in the outdoor area of the Seaplane Harbour, and there will be a number of performers.
Check the calendar for further information on upcoming family events.
The Seaplane Harbour is renewing itself. between 30 January 2017 and 27 February 2017.
The Fat Margaret artillery tower will remain open!
On 24 March 2017 we are going to open an exhibition about search and rescue titled “MAYDAY.MAYDAY.MAYDAY”. In the wee hours of 16 November one of the most important exhibits already arrived to our premises: the rescue helicopter MI-8.
Polar Space, an exhibition featuring projects and models of future polar stations, will be open in the Seaplane Harbour from 10 March to 3 April 2016.