Join the Texas Seaport Museum this March for our Spring Break workshop series! We will be setting sails aboard ELISSA, putting ships in bottles and looking out for a lighthouse! Classes are free with general admission to the Texas Seaport Museum and held dockside unless otherwise noted. Classes are limited to 20 people and run from 11 am – 12 pm.

SET A SAIL!
Tuesday, 3/14 @ 11 am

Ever wonder what life was like for a sailor in the 19th century? Join us in setting a sail on the 1877 Iron Barque Elissa! Learn the language of seafaring, how to work together as a group and what it took to make it out on the high seas!

RSVP TODAY

(weather permitting)

SHIP IN A BOTTLE
Wednesday, 3/15 @ 11 am

Dive into sea faring folk art and learn how to put a ship in a bottle! A past time dating back to the 18th century, putting ships in bottles filled the time with a craft that required a steady hand and a patience mind. Let make one together!

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LIGHTHOUSE PROJECT
Thursday, 3/16 @ 11 am

Come learn about one of the most important buildings in nautical history; the Lighthouse! This program will discuss a light house’s important role in bringing sailors safely into port, as well as creating our own beacon to guide us home!

RSVP TODAY

SET A SAIL!
Friday, 3/17 @ 11 am

Ever wonder what life was like for a sailor in the 19th century? Join us in setting a sail on the 1877 Iron Barque Elissa! Learn the language of seafaring, how to work together as a group and what it took to make it out on the high seas!

RSVP TODAY

(weather permitting)

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  1. Randy

    Hello, I’m interested in seeing if you have a list of names of the immigrants that entered Texas through Galveston, looking for the last names Evans & Sutton, they would have come from Wales and Ireland area, think you for your assistance.
    Sincerely: Randy

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