With over 22 galleries filled with displays and an activities programme that runs throughout the year, the Museum offers a wealth of fun things for children to see and do.
- A number of panel labels especially for children, to be found throughout the Museum and gardens
- Special exhibitions for children
- Museum trails to follow including those designed for under 5s and older children
- Help with homework and learning
- Holiday workshops and summer activities
- A range of toys and puzzles for sale
- Opportunities for clubs and groups to visit the museum out of hours.
Victorian Christmas Workshop - 20th December
Learn how many of our Christmas traditions started in Victorian times. Make a Victorian style Christmas card and decorations. Open to children (aged 7+) and adults alike. Starting at 10.30am for one hour. Reserve your place at £5 on 01403 211611 or email the museum on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children can participate in a number of workshops aged 5 years and older during the school holidays . The next workshops will take place in the February 2015 half term. Topic this year have included:
- Discover Dinosaurs
- Lego Super Racers
- Egyptians - The Mummy's Tale.
Priced at £5, and lasting between 1-1.5 hours they are a great opportunity to combine fun and education at the same time. Please contact us to be put on our mailing list for our upcoming workshops.
Under 5s Museum Fun
Museum Minis – New Fun Sessions for 2-5 year olds!
Starting on Tuesday 25 November 2014, children will get the opportunity to look at an object from the collection or area of the museum and use as a stimulus for story telling, songs and crafts. Sessions to include refreshments. These sessions take place monthly on a Tuesday afternoon 1.30pm -2.30pm. £5 entry for child & carer. Topics include:
- Victorian Washday
For more information please call us on 01403 211661 or email Horsham Museum
Tootle Teds Music Club
Tootle Teds Music Club includes a mix of traditional nursery rhymes, newer children's songs and percussion instruments. Sessions last an hour and run the last Wednesday of the month between 1.30- 2.30pm at a cost of £4 per child, starting Wednesday 26 November.
Themes covered are linked to the Early Years National Curriculum. Museum Minis and Tootle Teds Music Club include time to chat over tea or coffee and a biscuit and for the children a biscuit and colouring sheet.
If you wish to come along to one of these sessions please call 01403 211661 to book a place. For more information please contact Miranda Mitchell on 07732355684.