Spooky Science of the Sea – October 27 at the Whaling Museum

Free event lets kids try the weird, icky, creepy side of science

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. – Kids can discover weird, icky, and fascinating facts about life in the ocean during “Spooky Science of the Sea” at the New Bedford Whaling Museum on Saturday, October 27 from 2:00 to 5:00 pm. Beneath massive whale skeletons hanging from the ceiling of the Jacobs Family Gallery, kids can learn how a sperm whale searches for its nemesis – the mysterious giant squid, try creepy crafts and hear creepier stories, learn about slippery sea creatures that live in the deep, dark sea, and more. This family-friendly pre-Halloween event is free for everyone. The Whaling Museum is located at 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, Mass. For more information visit www.whalingmuseum.org or call 508-997-0046 ext. 100.

For high resolution image contact:
Tina Malott
Director of Marketing and Public Relations
New Bedford Whaling Museum
tmalott@whalingmuseum.org
508-717-6840

photograph of a squid

 


About the New Bedford Whaling Museum
The New Bedford Whaling Museum is the world's most comprehensive museum devoted to the global story of human interaction with whales through time, and the history and culture of the South Coast region. The cornerstone of New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, the Museum is located at 18 Johnny Cake Hill in the heart of the city's historic downtown. Museum hours: April through December, daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. January through March, Tuesday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Museum is open until 8 p.m. every second Thursday of the month. Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.  Admission is: Free for Museum members and children aged three and under; adults $17, seniors (65+) $15, students (19+) $10, child and youth $7. For more information, visit www.whalingmuseum.org.