Museum at Night

Museum at Night

Our popular Halloween themed Museum at Night returns this Autumn. Look out for pumpkins and spooky additions to our displays, keeping an eye out for our museum ghosts! More details and booking coming soon.

Half Term Spooktacular

Half Term Spooktacular

Halloween themed fun and activties in the museum. Watch this space for more details coming soon! Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm

Jubilee Half Term

Jubilee Half Term

Explore the museum in May Half Term and hunt for Jubilee items in our collection. Stop at our craft station to make your own crown. Normal admission (£6.60 for adults with Gift Aid, accompanied children go FREE). Book your tickets now or drop in on the day....

Toys and Childhood

Toys and Childhood

Summer family activities celebrating toys and childhood through the ages. Follow our Toy Trail around the museum and stop off at the play stations along the way. Look out for Object Handling on Thursdays 4th, 11th, 18th and 26th August. A chance to get hands on with...

Spring Celebration

Spring Celebration

Join us for a celebration of Spring this Easter. During the school holidays enjoy a special trail around the museum, craft activities and toys and games. Entry as part of normal admission. Special Crafty Tuesdays on 12th and 19th April - have a go at origami and...

Bumper Half Term

Bumper Half Term

Family fun at the museum including Bumper Trail, dressing up, craft, train play areas and more! All activities as part of normal admission. Book your tickets for Bumper Half Term

World War Two Day

World War Two Day

Visit the museum on this special day to enjoy handling real WW2 objects, see an American jeep, explore rationing, dressing up and more! Entry is included as part of normal admission (£6.60 with Gift Aid, £6 without Gift Aid). Accompanied children and Museum Members go...

Museum at Night: Halloween Theme

Museum at Night: Halloween Theme

Visit the museum by torchlight (it will be darker from 6pm!) and see if you can find the museum ghosts! £3 per child plus normal admission for adults (£2 per child and half price adult admission for  museum members). Come dressed to impress and look as scary as you...

Make a Witch’s or Wizard’s Hat

Make a Witch’s or Wizard’s Hat

Get ready for Halloween by making your own Witch's or Wizard's hat! Drop in activity (no need to book activity. To book normal half term admission follow this link:...

Spooky Spells Trail

Spooky Spells Trail

Explore the museum through a trail featuring old Wives’ Tales, traditions and charms. Watch out for some spooky additions to our displays. Free with normal admission. Add extra fun by visiting in your favourite Halloween costume! Boo for half term now:...

Journeys

Journeys

Become a Trail Blazer at the Museum this Summer! We have four new family activities running throughout the holidays, all part of normal admission. Journeys Steam round the museum to explore our journeys trail, finishing in the cab of the Tivvy Bumper. Fun free craft...

Let’s Celebrate

Let’s Celebrate

Become a Trail Blazer at the Museum this Summer! We have four new family activities running throughout the holidays, all part of normal admission. Let's Celebrate Follow our trail and find different reasons to celebrate around the museum. You'll also have the chance...