The Pirate Museum Thanks Florida Educators with Educator Appreciation Days

Florida educators get FREE entry to the museum for 6 weeks starting in September

Online PR News – 10-September-2012 – St. Augustine, Fla. – ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. --The Pirate Museum, in conjunction with Ripley's Red Train Tours, is honored to thank educators from across the state with Educator Appreciation Days for all K -- 12 Florida Educators from Tuesday, September 4, through Sunday, October 14.

Here's some more info on how it works:

I'm an educator, how much will it cost?
Teachers and School Board employees from anywhere in Florida with a current pay stub and photo ID or a photo employee ID from their school can visit the museum for FREE.

I'd like to bring my family. How much will they cost?
Anyone accompanying educators is 50% off the price of admission. Regular admission to The Pirate Museum is $12.99 for adults, $6.99 for children 5 to 12 years old, and children under 4 years old FREE.

What do I need to bring with me?
Be sure to bring a photo ID or a photo employee ID from their school and the most recent pay stub to the museum. We even have a special package just for you!

Can I buy tickets in advance?
Educator Appreciation Days discounts are only offered in-person at The Pirate Museum, so tickets with the deep discount cannot be purchased online.

Are there any blackout days that I can't visit The Pirate Museum during Educator Appreciation Days?
Nope! Come on any day at any time between Tuesday, September 4, through Sunday, October 14, for FREE educator admission and 50% off for friends and family.

Is there anywhere else in St. Augustine recognizing Educator Appreciation Days?
Yes! You can also get FREE admission and discounted admission for friends and family at Bayfront Mini-Golf, Fort Menendez, Ripley's Believe it or Not Tours, Ghost Train Adventure and Museum, The Oldest Wooden School House and the Spanish Military Hospital Museum.

What if I love the museum so much that I want to bring my students back for a field trip?
Then you have great taste! Please call Group Director Kevin Rose at 877-467-5863 or email him at krose(at)thepiratemuseum(dot)com. Visit our website for more information on Educational Field Trips at The Pirate Museum. And have you seen our FREE in-class curriculum, Pirates! A Curriculum-based Educational Adventure in Pirate & Florida History? Check it out for pre- and post-visit activities that meet Sunshine State Standards!


Launched in December 2010, the St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum has one of the world’s largest collections of authentic pirate artifacts dating back to the 16th century. Originally located in downtown Key West, founder Pat Croce moved the museum to historic St. Augustine where pirates once plundered. With a fun mix of authentic artifacts, state-of-the-art interactive technology and real Florida treasures, The Pirate Museum has been rated as a top national attraction by the prestigious Budget Travel magazine.

Contact information: Kari Cobham, Pat Croce & Co., 12 S Castillo Drive , St. Augustine, 32084

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