Celebrate the 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower Nov. 14, 2020
Nov 14th @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
All guests ages three and older are required to wear masks while visiting Discovery Park of America. Free masks are available at the main ticket counter. Discovery Park is strictly following all recommended health and safety guidelines for guests and employees.
In November of 1620, the pilgrims aboard the Mayflower completed their 66 day journey from England to Cape Cod. We are celebrating their monumental passage to America on Sat., Nov. 14 with several maritime activities. You and your family are sure to enjoy learning about the significance of the voyage, how 17th century shipwrights and seafarers waterproofed their ships and the science of sailing. At the end of the day, you can put your skills as a shipwright to the test and build your own vessel out of KEVA blocks.
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11 a.m. – The Mayflower Compact and its Lasting Impact in Dinosaur Hall
1 p.m. – Kids Create – Paper Boats in Dinosaur Hall
2 p.m. – Maritime Cartography and the Science of Sailing in the ATA Traveling Exhibit Hall
3 p.m. – KEVA Block Challenge in the Reelfoot Room
*All programs are subject to change or cancellation without notice.
The mission of Discovery Park of America is to inspire children and adults to see beyond. Discovery Park of America is a 501(c)(3) public charity funded by generous individuals, corporations and foundations including its founder, the Robert E. and Jenny D. Kirkland Foundation.