The 15th Annual Maritime Day will be held virtually on the History Museum website on Saturday, April 24. The event highlights the Charles Parsons’ Ships of the World exhibit that includes 24 model ships handcrafted by Charles Parsons.

Two young visitors make a boat craft at Maritime Day at the San Mateo History Museum
A young boy makes a boat craft at Maritime Day at the San Mateo History Museum

Kid Crafts:

  • design their own model ship
  • build a model lighthouse
  • create their own cargo
  • design a piece of blue willow ‘china’
  • build their own treasure box

Free Material Kits

Not sure if you will have the materials to do the crafts at home? FREE material kits are available for the first 100 registrations. There is a limit of 3 material kits per family. The kits will be available for pick-up at the History Museum. To maintain social distancing, pick-up times will be staggered. You will receive an email from museum staff confirming your pick-up time.

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