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Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00 | Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays: 12:00 - 17:00
Closed 24th December - 1st January inclusive. closed Gallery closures and collection updates

The Musuem has now re-opened and we look forward to welcoming you back for our regular Family First Saturday events.

We will continue to share lots of different ways for you to connect with the collections, be inspired, create, respond and relax from home, with new activities released each month.

Tales from the Museum

Tales from the Museum Stories inspired by our Museum collection. Aimed for children aged 5 and under, but can be enjoyed by all ages.

Home activities

Home activities Activities to do at home, inspired by the Museum collection. All ages (depends on the activity).

Gallery activities for your visit

Gallery activities for your visit A range of gallery activities aimed at helping structure and inspire your family's visit to the Museum.

Look, Think, Do

Look Think Do is a set of activities designed as a starting point for looking, talking and doing together. They have been created with families learning together and teachers planning remote learning in mind, but we hope people of all ages will enjoy the opportunity to spend some time with some of our collection favourites – from ancient Egypt to Impressionist painting.

Story telling

The Story of the Boat of Millions of Years

The Story of Vanessa and the Butterfly

The Story of the Red Scarf

The Story of the Horse and the Lion

The Story of Hadrian and Antinous

Nursery Rhymes

The Story of Demeter and Persephone

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