Make a Working SS Master

Make a Working SS Master

In honour of our feature exhibition Steaming Ahead: SS Master and the Tug that Built the Coast, let’s build a miniature SS Master tugboat. The best part about this boat? It actually moves! Materials: 1 rectangular plastic tub (like a margarine Tupperware container) 1...
Make a Maritime Spyglass

Make a Maritime Spyglass

A spyglass is a portable telescope that sailors used to help them see things that were far away. Sailors used their spyglasses to find land, look out for enemy ships, or to look to the stars for help finding directions on the open sea. Materials: craft glue or glue...
#VirtualVMM: Tugboat Colouring Sheets

#VirtualVMM: Tugboat Colouring Sheets

Know a little one who might want to be a tugboat captain? Tugboats may be small but their role in the harbour is big. In our Tugboats for Tykes program, we offer kids in preschool to kindergarten the opportunity to discover how tugboats keep the harbour moving. Our...