There’s lots to keep children of all ages entertained at The Bowes Museum over the Easter holidays.
You can look at and handle all sorts of creepy crawlies on 9 April from 11am until 4pm when Zoolab return with different sessions throughout the day. You can also join our education team around the Museum and have a go at making some creatures to take home.
Join in with activities inspired by nature and the changing seasons in Springtime Wonder, with crafts suitable for all ages, on 10, 11, 12, 17, 18 and 25 April from 11am until 4pm.
Visit the Old Curiosity Shop in the SOLD! exhibition on 15 April from 11am until 4pm and then have a go at recreating some of the treasures on show, including a shiny suit of armour or a jewelled treasure box with our education team.
Come and join in the fun at our Alien Beach Party on 16 April from 10.30am until 4pm. Take inspiration from the beach party scene that members of our GeTINvolved group created and have a go at making your own colourful clay alien to add to the party.
There’s an Easter Family Fun Day on 20 April from 11am until 4pm.Spring into action and join in our Easter egg hunt around the Museum with a special treat as your reward!
For £6 extra per child you can book in to see the new arrivals from Wetheriggs Animal Sanctuary, including baby rabbits, chicks, ducklings and few surprises! Find out more about the animals and their comfortable home. The sessions are from 1.30pm until 2pm and 2.15 until 2.45pm, there’s a maximum of 15 children per session.
Come and celebrate St George’s Day with our Knights and Dragons event on 23 April from 11am until 4pm. Follow a special trail around the Museum and make a fire breathing dragon and a knight before picking up a prize!
Entry is free to all the events, except the Wetheriggs Animal Sanctuary one, with admission to the Museum.
For more information see our website www.thebowesmuseum.org.uk