31 March – 3 June
This exhibition takes the visitor on a journey through pirate history, film and literature. From the Cilician pirates of the Roman Mediterranean to the Golden Age pirates of the Caribbean. Meet Vikings, Barbary corsairs and Chinese pirates on the way and discover facts about their ships, weapons, tactics and usually short lives!
Pirates! Fact and Fiction is a feature admission during the Easter holiday period meaning that access to the full museum will be charged at the rate below for all visitors. (Excluding Annual Pass holders)
Adults £6.50 Children £3.25
Concessions £5.25 Family £16.50
After 17 April the full museum will be accessible for free for Copeland residents using their Copeland Pass.
The gallery is fully accessible for pram and wheelchair users.
Activity sheets and interactive games for children are provided with your visit.