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1500 E Main St
Ashland, OR 97520
Phone: (541) 482-6767
Fax: (541) 482-5716
Email: info@scienceworksm. . .
Hours: Every Day, 10 am - 6 pm, Memorial Day - Labor Day

Shiver me timbers...the pirates arrrr back!

Pirate Weekend logo

Ahoy, me hearties!  Batten down the hatches, for Pirates be coming B.O.O.M Piratesto ScienceWorks! 

What do pirates and science have in common?  Come in your pirate costume and learn about the Golden Age of Piracy and more!  Featuring the B.O.O.M Pirates (Brotherhood of Oceanic Mercenaries)

  • Stunt shows!
  • Cannon blasting!
  • Shanty singing!
  • Pirate-themed hands-on activities throughout the weekend.  
Hands-on Activities
  • Compasses (Sat: 3 - 4:30pm, Sun: 11:30am - 1pm) - See how pirates used the Earth’s magnetic field to help find their way to buried treasure
  • Astrolabes (Sat: 11:30 - 1pm, Sun: 3 - 4:30pm) - Build a pirate's tool used for astronomy and navigation
Schedule of Events

10am - Opening Cannon Salute & Pirate Welcome

11am - Cannon Blasting on the lawn

12:15pm - Golden Age of Piracy Presentation in the SciTheater - Learn about life on board a pirate ship, tools of the pirate trade, pirates from yesterday and today, and more!

1pm - Pirate Stunt Show on the lawn

3pm - Cannon Blasting on the lawn

4pm - Pirate Stunt Show​ on the lawn

Pirates After Dark logoPirates After Dark - June 7th

Hear ye!
 ​Ye are hereby commanded to attend the ScienceWorks Museum's 'Buckaneer Banyan'​. 
Leave the kiddies at home and experience the adult version of Pirate Weekend with the B.O.O.M Pirates and Oberon's Tavern.  Come in piratical costume and have a blast! 21 + only.  This event is Rated Arrrrr!
Time: Rabble rousing starts at 8 bells on the evening watch (that's 8pm for you dock-wallopin' land lubbers).
Cost: $10 per person - Online ticket sales are closed.  Please call (541) 482-6767 or buy your tickets at the door. 

Click here to see photos from previous years' events!

B.O.O.M Pirates at the 2011 Pirate Weekend B.O.O.M Pirates at the 2011 Pirate Weekend Our own Captain Jack at the 2011 Pirate Weekend


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