Easter Holidays

Join us this Easter for fun, family-friendly activities at the Great North Museum: Hancock

 

Dates

Until Monday 22 April

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Price

All events free and drop in unless otherwise stated. Donations welcome.


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Join us this Easter for fun, family-friendly activities at the Great North Museum: Hancock. 


Tuesday 9 April

Space Day
See one of our new planetarium shows and follow our space trail around the museum (admission charges apply to the planetarium).


Wednesday 10 April 

Ancient Greeks Day
Learn more about life in Ancient Greece with our object handling session and gallery trail.


Thursday 11 April

Early Museum Opening & Relaxed Animal Encounters
For visitors with autism, learning disabilities or sensory and communication disorders, plus their carers.

Animal Encounters
Join the experts from Animal Story to meet real animals and learn about the wonders of the animal kingdom.


Friday 12 April

Mummies, leeches and plague doctors
From Ancient Egypt to Medieval Britain come to the museum to look at some objects that can tell us about medicine through time.


Tuesday 16 April

Foam Print the Natural World
Create your spring inspired design in foam using different mark making tools.


Wednesday 17 April

Dinosaur Day
Why not bring your toy dinosaur to the museum and take part in a fossil handling session?


Thursday 18 April

Birds of Prey
Enjoy free-flying falconry displays on the museum lawn.