Your challenge is to design a boat for the future. Take a look at some of the amazing models in the Hull Maritime Museum to get some ideas: will your ship transport goods, carry people or catch fish? Once your design is complete, discover how to make an engine which runs on vinegar and baking soda in order to power your boat across our test tanks!
If you would like to discover more about Hull’s maritime heritage, come and enjoy free admission to the city’s Maritime Museum. The museum is housed in the Victorian Dock Offices in Queen Victoria Square. These nautical themed offices were designed by Christopher G Wray and originally opened in 1871. Now they display Hull's maritime activities from the late 18th century to present. Discover the whaler’s craft of Scrimshaw and see a full sized whale skeleton, alongside superb ship models and stunning artefacts from Hull's whaling, fishing and merchant trade.