Plunder & Pillage with Pirates in St. Augustine

hunter pirate museum st augustineThe St. Augustine Pirate Museum was a great place to spend a rainy morning. It is a small yet highly interactive and highly engaging museum that suits both kids and adults.

hunter lee stockades

Hunter is a major pirate fan and was bouncing from here to there and back through the whole thing. They give the kids a treasure map to fill out which helps keep them focused and extends the learning.

hunter driving pirate ship

As always, the big hits were the weapons, with Hunter lecturing both Tim and I on what all the different styles and types of weapons were and who used what when. They have an interactive cannon loader that comes with a large “BOOM” sound that makes everyone happy!

hunter lighting cannon pirate museumAt the end of the museum, you move from “FACT” to “FANTASY” and they show movie memorabilia from pirate movies over the years…

hunter jack sparrow photo

hunter captain hook photo

 

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