You can view real pirates at the Field Museum, Chicago. This is an opportunity to get the true tale of Real Pirates. This is a journey into the exciting world of real pirates to experience their fascinating, true adventures. Real Pirates tells the true story of the Whydah, a pirate ship that sunk off the coast of Cape Cod over 250 years ago.
Some of the interesting features of the exhibition are:
- an exhibition from National Geographic
- you can view more than 200 artifacts from the first fully authenticated pirate ship discovered in U.S. waters
- everyday objects.
- personal items.
- treasure chests of jewelry, coins.
- weaponry such as cannons, pistols, knives.
- priceless treasures of gold and silver.
- also you can
- find out what it was like to be a true pirate.
- the code of conduct they lived by and the surprisingly democratic, outlaw society they created.
- even learn the steps pirates took to fire a real cannon.
- step on board a re-creation of the ship’s stern, walk into the captain’s quarters, and go below deck to discover what life was like aboard a real pirate ship.
- can be viewed from February 25 to October 25
For tickets and other information, log on to Real Pirates.
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