Seaport Discovery: Exploring our Waters with Eric Carle
Nov 5, 2022 @ 11:00 am– Jul 30, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
Suggested Ages: 2 to 8
Wed-Sun 11 am-5 pm
Visit a discovery room of maritime-themed art by the late Eric Carle, beloved creator of picture books for young children, at The South Street Seaport Museum.
Huge immersive murals bring families into Carle’s book, A House for Hermit Crab, and the cargo-ship adventures of 10 Little Rubber Ducks. Activities include meeting a live hermit crab, driving ferries on a giant play-table, and learning about cargo ships through the eyes of a rubber duck—all while exploring Carle’s use of color and pattern.
Also take free tours of historic tall ship Wavertree. See our guide to Seaport.
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1885 Schooner Pioneer
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Tours depart at 1 pm & 2:30 pm. Advance reservations recommended.
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