Northampton Borough Council
Northampton Borough Council

Activities & workshops for children

 
 

Teddy Bear's PicnicTeddy bears picnic

Thursday 24 August
1-4pm
Abington Park Museum

Arrive at 1pm for a full afternoon of animal antics. Bring along your bear and picnic and join in the crafts, stories, singing and more. Suitable for children of all ages.
£3.50 per child
Ring 01604 838110 to book

 

Brilliant BirdsBrilliant birds

Friday 25 August
1.15-2pm, 2.15-3pm, 3.15-4pm
Abington Park Museum

Make some feathery friends in our brilliant bird workshop. Then why not visit the aviaries next door in the park? Suitable for children of all ages.
£2.50 per child
Ring 01604 838110 to book

 

Fascinating FossilsFossils

Thursday 31 August
1.15-2pm, 2.15-3pm, 3.15-4pm
Abington Park Museum

Join us to have a go at creating your own unique plaster cast ‘fossil’, using treasures found in the park. Suitable for children aged five and over.
£3 per child
Ring 01604 838110 to book

 

 

Autumn Leaf Crowns

Thursday 26 OctoberAutumn leaf crowns
1.15-2pm, 2.15-3pm, 3.15-4pm
Abington Park Museum

Calling all kings and queens! Come and make your very own leaf crown to parade in the park. Suitable for children aged three and over.
£1.50 per child
Ring 01604 838110 to book

 

Tour by Torch Light

Part of Museums at Night 2017Torch
Thursday 26 October
6-8pm
Abington Park Museum

Join us for an exclusive after hours tour of Abington Park Museum, especially for children! Take a tour by torch light around our galleries. Learn about our different collections, including the history of toys and homes from the past. After the tour, settle down for some spooky stories over candle light. Suitable for children aged eight and over. Children must be supervised by an adult.
£5 per child
 

Bulb Planting

Friday 27 OctoberBulb planting
1.15-2pm, 2.15-3pm, 3.15-4pm
Abington Park Museum

Join us for an afternoon of bulb planting at Abington Park Museum. Plant your own bulbs in a pot to take home and look after, and help us to plant some bulbs in the museum’s courtyard. Suitable for children aged three and over.
£2.50 per child
Ring 01604 838110 to book

 

Haunted Halloween

Saturday 28 OctoberHalloween
11am-4pm
Abington Park Museum

Join us for a spooktacular day of fun with scary craft activities and a haunted trail around the museum. Try the Witches’ Brew at the refreshment stall if you dare. Come dressed in your scariest costume!
£1 per child
Drop in – no booking required

 

 

 

Mailing list

If you would like to know about future exhibitions, events and workshops please email museums@northampton.gov.uk with your details and we will add you to our mailing list. Please state any preferences you may have, e.g. art, history or general. All information will be kept confidential and used only by the museum.