From: Robyn Gallant
Sent: Thursday, July 2, 2009
Subject: Press Release: Summer Family Sailorís Days
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2009
Contact: Robyn Gallant
Maritime Museum of San Diego
619-234-9153 ext, 123
Summer Sailorís Days for the Whole Family
Maritime Museum is the Place for fun this summer
EMBARCADEROóThe Star of India as well as other ships this summer will be having Sailorís Days every Wednesday, from July 15-August 26. Adults and children alike can experience first hand various activities such as what it is like to make rope for sailing, move cargo, raise and lower huge sails, tie sailorís knots, climb through a steam engine and many more fun things to see and do. Each child can participate in a scavenger hunt around the ships learning about history while having fun. Each child wins a prize of their choice from our treasure chest.
All activities are included with regular admission prices; adults $14 and children $8. However, tickets purchased on line, in advance (Discovery Package) will include a one hour Historic Boat Cruise around the bay on the Pilot boat. Tickets may be purchased at the gate as well. Rides on the Pilot can be added to regular admission for only $3 more. For more information the public can call: 619-234-9153 ext. 101 or check the Maritime Museumís website at www.sdmaritime.org.
About the Maritime Museum of San Diego
The Maritime Museum of San Diego enjoys a worldwide reputation for excellence in restoring, maintaining and operating historic vessels. The museum has one of the worldís finest collections of historic ships, including the worldís oldest active ship the Star of India. The museum is located on the North Embarcadero in downtown San Diego at 1492 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. The telephone number for general inquiries is 619-234-9153. Additional information can be found on the museumís website at www.sdmaritime.org
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