Plundering Pirates: Film Fact and Fiction

Plundering Pirates: Film Fact and Fiction
Torquay Museum

When: 29 June 2013 to 06 September 2013
Where: Pengelly Hall, Torquay Museum
Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm
Cost: Yes standard admission charge
Suitable for: Family friendly

Brace yourselves as Plundering Pirates descend upon the Museum for this family-friendly summer exhibition!

Learn about life as a pirate and the gruesome punishments meted out to them if they were caught. See Captain Jack Sparrow’s Costume From The Pirates of the Caribbean and puppets from Aardman Animations’ movie The Pirates! In an Adventures with Scientists! Then see the types of cannons, swords, muskets and treasure that were central to the life of pirates around the world. With interactives and a treasure trail. Check the Museum's website for events throughout the summer.

Please Note: The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' Costumes have now left the exhibition, but it will remain open this weekend, for you to see our other pirate treasures.

Exhibition Gallery

Original Jack Sparrow costume work by Jonny Depp in 'Pirates of the Caribbean'

Pirate Costume from the film Peter Pan (2003)
Pirates Captain made by Aardman Animations, from \'The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists\' (2013)
Early 18th Century brass barrelled Holster Pistol
Model of the Black Pearl with sail makers needles and a model launch made by Warren Christian from Pitcain Island
Cilician Pirate from Spartacus TV series 2013

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