exhibits

Gulf Focus

       


GulfQuest offers over 90 immersive exhibits in a vast array of maritime topics, including but not limited to: trade routes, military history, early Gulf settlements, archaeology, marine life, weather, ship navigation, coastal environments, and nautical commerce.

SLUSH FUND

It was once customary for the mate to profit from selling the "slush" - fat or grease obtained from boiling salted meat for meals. Sometimes sailors shared these profits, which were placed in a "slush fund" to buy a few luxuries.