Easter Family Fun @ Museum of London

March 31, 2012toApril 15, 2012

If you’re looking for something fun and free for all the family to do during October half term then visit the Museum of London for a great day out that everyone can enjoy, from under 5s to over 60s!

Precious animals

Sat 31 Mar, Sun 1, Tue 3 & Wed 4 Apr, 12.30-2pm & 2.30-4pm
Before plastic and modern fabrics, how did Londoners make spoons, shoes and buttons? Meet an expert and see what he makes out of bone and leather. 5+

Animated animals *

Sat 31 Mar, Sun 8 & Thu 12 Apr, 12.30-1.30pm, 2-3pm & 3.30-4.30pm
Join our digital learning team and bring some of the animals in the galleries to life. Make them move or make them talk, you decide. +5

* tickets allocated on arrival

The roaring lions of Trafalgar

Mon 2, Tue 3 & Wed 4 Apr, 1-1.30pm, 2-2.30pm & 3-3.30pm
Listen to our storyteller as she tells the fascinating story of the dedicated sculptor of the lions on Trafalgar Square. +5

Animals from the past

Mon 2 Apr, 12-2pm
Meet Museum curators and look at objects from our collections to discover how important animals have been to London’s past. 5+

My animal book

Wed 4 Apr, 10.30-11am 11.30am – 12pm & 2-2.30pm
Find out about animals in our Museum and then make a mask and have your photo taken to become part of your own animal book. 2+

The fire of London on horseback

Thu 5, Fri 6, Sat 7, Tue 10 & Wed, 11 Apr, 1-1.30pm, 2-2.30pm & 3-3.30pm
See the story of the fire of London unfold through the eyes of a brave horse called Tobias. 5+

Useful or useless?

Thu 5, Fri 6 & Sat 7 Apr, 12.30-2pm & 2.30-4pm
In this art workshop examine animal remains in our prehistoric gallery and use clues to guess what they are. 5+

Animal hunt

Sun 8, Tue 10, Thu 12 Apr, 12.30-2pm & 2.30-4pm
Search our galleries for hidden animals and animal remains from London’s past. Then make a book inspired by your discoveries to take home. 5+

Mythical beasts

Mon 9, Wed 11 & Sat 14 Apr, 12.30-2pm & 2.30-4pm
Dare to join this art workshop as we take a closer look at some of the mythical creatures in our galleries. 5+

Animals in London

Mon 9 Apr, 12-12.25pm 1.30-1.55pm & 2.30-2.55pm
Join curator Jim Gledhill and find out about all kinds of animals that have played an important part in London’s history. 7+

Prehistoric animal adventure!

Wed 11 Apr, 10.30-11am, 11.15-1145am, 2-2.30pm & 2.45-3.15pm
Come on a musical adventure around prehistoric London. Imagine elephants, mammoths and cave bears roaming around and help us to bring them to life through song, movement and music.6 months+

Tibs the cat – employee of the month

Fri 13, Sat 14 & Sun 15 Apr, 1-1.30pm, 2-2.30pm & 3-3.30pm
Employed to catch mice and rats, Tibs worked for the Post Office for 14 years. Follow his adventures in this fun storytelling session. 5+

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