Northampton museums - what's on

Activities & workshops for children

The easiest way to book tickets is online on our Eventbrite page. Alternatively, the Abington Park Museum ticket booking line, 01604 838110, is open during term time from November to March, Thursday to Sunday 12 - 4pm and during school holidays Thursday to Sunday 12 - 4pm.  From 1 April the times change to 1 - 5pm.  You can also purchase tickets in person at Abington Park Museum.


Christmas Magic Lantern Show

 Saturday 1Christmas Magic Lantern Show4 December - sold out
 6.30 - 8pm
 Abington Park Museum

 Take a trip back in time with Kevin Varty to experience Victorian entertainment at its best – the magic lantern. The
  facts are amazing, the images stunning and the jokes are truly awful but they did make the Victorians laugh! Come,
  participate and enjoy this unique insight into Victorian life.
  £5 for adults
  £3 for children -
booking essential - see top of page

Children need to be accompanied by a paying adult. Order adult tickets.

Hunsbury Hillfort Tree Trail

Enjoy the newly developed Tree Trail around the Hunsbury Hill Fort and Country Park.
Free activity suitable for all ages. 
The trail was developed by the Friends of West Hunsbury Parks and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, supported by Northampton Museums & Art Gallery.
Details are available in the Drovers Return café in the Country Park and online.

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.