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Real Pirates

Real Pirates has concluded its run at the Science Museum of Minnesota.

goldHollywood's glamorous and adventure-packed portrayal of pirates has captured our imaginations for generations. But what was life on the high seas really like during the Golden Age of Piracy? You'll find out in Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship.

Don your pirate hat and climb aboard a recreation of a pirate ship. Learn to tie knots and hoist a pirate flag. Meet members of the Whydah's crew and explore what life was like on a real pirate ship. And see more than 200 artifacts from North America's only authenticated pirate shipwreck.

Real Pirates: a touring exhibition organized by National Geographic and Arts and Exhibitions International.