Find out about the antics of the Greek pirates who were transported as convicts to New South Wales.

Join us to uncover the story of a group of Greek pirates that were transported as convicts to New South Wales for punishment. 

Explore the site of the Hyde Park Barracks where these pirates once stayed and discover more about the intriguing world of pirates and plunder.

This fun-filled program includes making your own pirate hat and solving the riddle of a pirate treasure map to discover where the treasure is buried!

Once this is worked out, you’ll get to dig for your very own pirate treasure!

Ages 5-12

 

Reading the map to find the treasure.
Reading the map to find the treasure. Photo © Sydney Living Museums
Children stride across the courtyard to find the treasure
Children stride across the courtyard to find the treasure. Photo © Sydney Living Museums
Perhaps this is where the hidden treasure is hiding
Perhaps this is where you will find the hidden treasure. Photo © Sydney Living Museums
Our convict pirate staff investigate some treasure
Our convict pirate staff investigate some treasure. Photo © Sydney Living Museums

Bookings essential

$12, Includes one accompanying adult

When & Where

Monday 30 June 2014 10.30AM–11.30AM
Tuesday 1 July 2014 10.30AM–11.30AM
Wednesday 2 July 2014 10.30AM–11.30AM
Monday 7 July 2014 10.30AM–11.30AM
Tuesday 8 July 2014 10.30AM–11.30AM
Wednesday 9 July 2014 10.30AM–11.30AM

Hyde Park Barracks