Mouse House

An interactive room with dressing up and areas to explore for young children.

Young children in the Mouse House

Dates

Permanent

Visitor information

Opening times*

Monday10am - 5pm
Tuesday
10am - 5pm*
Wednesday1.30pm - 5pm*
Thursday10am - 5pm*
Friday1.30pm - 5pm*
Saturday10am - 4pm
Sunday11am - 4pm

Free entry

Please note:

  1. The Mouse House may be closed to the public on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10am –1.30pm for pre-booked educational sessions during term time.
  2. The Mouse House is sometimes used for pre-booked public sessions on Thursday Mornings.

*These times may be subject to change and it is advised that you call the welcome desk prior to your visit. Occasionally due to unforeseen circumstances, workshop times may change last minute.

Information

*Please Note* Due to damage the giant cheese has been taken off display for repair until further notice.

The Mouse House is especially for our youngest visitors and their families. Designed to excite curiosity and encourage young children to explore, the Mouse House gallery is full of surprises introducing the museum’s diverse collections.

With a mouse hole for crawling, bespoke historical and animal dressing up (like pharaohs and dinosaurs), books, story-times and activities with Georgina.

Young children and their families are also welcome to join free Mouse House activities. Visit the what's on section of our website to find out about our regular Mouse House events.