Learn: Families and Children

Families can explore more of the museums fascinating collections through our packed programme of workshops, free family trails and activities within the museum.

Families can enjoy activities and events at the Museum all year round. The ever-changing programme encourages play and learning through the unique collections held here and our temporary exhibitions.

Our aim is that through creating and exploring together, families will have an inspiring, educational and social experience.

We have lots of special creative workshops and events for families each month and especially during school holidays. You can find out what’s coming up in our whats on page or for up to date.


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Children’s Workshop

Our creative education team deliver a range of fun, engaging and educational workshops for children throughout the school holidays. The workshops are designed around the seasons and we endeavour to improve on popular classics workshops inspired by the museum collections and develop new ones based around our changing exhibition programme.

Our ever popular Family Art Friday is an opportunity for children to enjoy experimenting with an assortment of art materials based around changing themes, Kids have fun you can relax and we clean up the mess.

Our workshops are designed for varying age groups. Click here to see our upcoming workshops.