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Families

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Families are welcome to the Museum and can enjoy a range of fun activities.

Help yourself to our activity trails which are available during normal opening hours. The Museum also offers regular family drop-in sessions where children can enjoy learning and discovering the collection in a friendly and informal environment.

If you take part in one of our sessions, please consider giving a donation to help us maintain our varied family activities programme.

To see a listing of all our events, please see here.

15 February 2018 12:00 - 15 February 2018 16:00
Chinese Dragon Fire-Clocks
Family-Friendly Drop In
Make a working Chinese dragon fire-clock to celebrate Chinese New Year. Try it out at home!
Drop-in, ages 7+, materials donation £3
16 February 2018 12:00 - 17 February 2018 16:00
Chinese Dragon Fire-Clocks
Family-Friendly Drop In
Make a working Chinese dragon fire-clock to celebrate Chinese New Year. Try it out at home!
Drop-in, ages 7+, materials donation £3
10 March 2018 14:00 - 10 March 2018 16:00
Women in Science
Family-Friendly Drop In
Enjoy finding out more about female scientists from the past; from Elizabeth Herschel, the first woman to discover a comet, to Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, the woman who discovered the structure of insulin.
Drop-in, all ages
17 March 2018 12:00 - 17 March 2018 16:00
Bugs and BioArt
Family-Friendly Drop In
Join us for a medically inspired celebration of bacteria and BioArt; talks, hands-on activities and more. Discover the story of penicillin and the miracle of antibiotics. Meet artists and scientists at the cutting edge of medical research.
For British Science Week 2018
Drop-in, all ages
Part of the special exhibition Anna Dumitriu: BioArt and Bacteria

 

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