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April – October
Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday 2 – 5pm
November – March
Monday – Saturday 10am – 4pm
Sunday 2 – 4pm
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Ever wonder how Romano-British children passed the time? Put down those gaming devices and come along to make an authentic Roman game that will entertain for hours. We will be creating custom gaming pieces and a gaming board for your children to take away and teach to their friends. Hope you can count you in!Find out more Book now
Join us for a morning of mosaic making. We will explore the museum looking for inspiration from the museum’s Roman mosaic collections. During this morning workshop you will create a mosaic tile to take home using colourful, safe glass tiles. All materials and instruction provided.
Suitable for ages 8 and above. Please enquire about younger children as there is quite a lot of supervision required for children under 8.Find out more Book now
Make this simple, but fascinating tool and learn how Roman children learned maths. Hope we can ‘count on’ you to join us!
You may be surprised in this age of technology that devices to make life a little easier have been around for thousands of years. The abacus is not only practical for counting, but did you know that you can add or subtract complex numbers, and even multiply with this tool? Your children will have the choice to make a simple device, or the more complex and versatile tool.Find out more Book now
Create a special seasonal lantern to brighten the dark winter nights. All instruction and materials provided.Find out more Book now
Santa visits the Corinium Museum to tell a short story from the North Pole in a magical setting and present the children with a seasonal gift at the end. A special occasion for families or playgroups with young children.Find out more Book now
Enter the world of winter fantasy. Make a peg doll angel with wings, halo and sparkling raiment and a fire breathing dragon that can clip onto a Christmas tree or give as a magical gift.Find out more Book now
Create an encyclopaedia of real and imaginary winter beasts, inspired by our local fauna and your own imagination. Using a series of drawing and calligraphy techniques, you will create your own book to take home.Find out more Book now
Join us to hear the adventures of Snow Queens, Ice Bears and Magic Mittens, in winter tales from many lands.Find out more Book now
Brooches are a prevalent feature in our collection because they were not only beautiful, but also practical. Bring your little designers along to learn about ancient techniques and then create several brooches of their own. This session also includes some game playing and some dress up.Find out more Book now
Make your very own prehistoric roundhouse in this fun craft workshop. Would you live with your whole family in one room in this kind of house?Find out more Book now
Join us for an afternoon of making transfer rubbings from original medieval brass plates. Then make your own designer plate to make rubbings from and take home.Find out more Book now
Join the Yarn Whisperer for an adventure that takes you back into the Stone Age. The story is told weaving props and traditional musical instruments to bring the Stone Age to life for family audiences.Find out more Book now
Create pictures of Mythical Beasts inspired by mediaeval manuscripts and your own imagination. Using a series of printmaking techniques, you will print your own designs to take home. All instruction and materials provided.Find out more Book now
Create a full set of Roman weapons and armour and become a Roman soldier in this fun workshop.Find out more Book now
Learn about Roman gardens and wildlife, and celebrate the season by making a spring flower fairy with accompanying wildlife friend.Find out more Book now
Come to the museum today and craft a variety of peg doll soldiers. We will have examples of Celtic fighters, Roman Soldiers, and Saxon Warriors.Find out more Book now
Join us to hear stories from Roman, Norse and Medieval legend: tales of Gods and Goddesses, warriors and weavers, hunters and nymphs. Make a mythical mask or colour a magical picture.Find out more Book now
Hear about some of the revolting things Romans got up to with their food and hygiene. Examine a Roman ear scoop, make a Roman snail and after a short talk on revolting Roman food, you’ll need to make and take home a sponge on a stick. Finish the morning with a horrible Roman quiz.Find out more Book now
Fun family activities!