The Galley is currently undergoing renovations, and will only be serving food on special occasions. We still offer a variety of snacks and drinks through our Museum Gift Shoppe, Treasures. Please check back soon for updates!
A "loose cannon" acts or speaks recklessly. In times past, cannons were mounted on wheeled carriages secured with sturdy ropes. If the ropes failed when the gun was fired, it rolled across the deck, threatening sailors and damaging the ship.