Join in as the producers of ‘Gory Stories from the Putrid Past’ present, yet another horrible holiday adventure… In 1800, and with great fanfare, the ships Naturaliste and Geographe sailed from France on a grand voyage to map the southern continent. Along the way, Captain Baudin’s scientists collected hundreds of thousands of animal specimens that had to be skinned, stuffed, pickled, dried and penned on deck. Imagine the stink!
Explore how early scientists worked on a cramped, damp ship in the middle ocean. How did they record their findings for future generations? (What no cameras!) And how did they cope with all those horrible smells? All will be explained.
After the show, visit the Museum’s ground-breaking exhibition The Art of Science: Baudin’s Voyagers 1800-1804 showcasing the amazing paintings and drawings from the artists on Baudin’s expedition.
Spend the day in Port Adelaide, enjoy the show, tour the museum and climb the lighthouse!
Cost: $5 per child
For more information and all enquiries please visit the Maritime Museum website.
What: Stinky Science
When: Monday 11 – Friday 22 July 2016 | Performances at 11am and 1pm (weekdays only)
Where: South Australian Maritime Museum | 126 Lipson Street, Port Adelaide
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