Northampton museums - what's on

Activities & workshops for children

Book online on our Eventbrite page. Alternatively, the Abington Park Museum ticket booking line is open during school holidays Tuesday to Sunday 1 – 5pm April to October and 12 – 4pm November to March. During term time, the ticket booking line is open Thursday to Sunday 1 - 5pm April to October and 12 - 4pm November to March. You can also call 01604 838110

Victorian Christmas

Saturday 1 December
11.30am - 3.30pm
Abington Park Museum
Experience Victorian Christmas at Abington and see Santa Claus at this family friendly event. There will be carol singing, hog roast and Christmas crafts including making paper chains, crackers and salt dough ornaments.
Visits to Santa are strictly pre-booking only
Telephone booking only - see above for booking line opening times

Northampton Castle Workshop

Friday 21 DecemberCastle in the Air workshop
Abington Park Museum

Build a Lego castle, complete castle jigsaws, dress up as a knight or a princess, colour castle pictures, build and play in the castle tent, discover what life in Medieval Northampton would be like, and much more! This is a free workshop from Friends of Northampton Castle. Suitable for children aged four and over. Children must be supervised by an adult.


Strictly limited to 16 places – booking essential

Bookings can be made by calling 01604 838110


Mailing list

If you would like to know about future exhibitions, events and workshops please complete the online form 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.