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Family activities

Every weekend, we offer drop in family activities from 1pm - 3pm, free with your admission ticket to our exhibitions!

Exhibition
Saturday, November 24, 2018 - Sunday, March 17, 2019

A new temporary exhibition exploring the Life of Breath research project, jointly led by Durham University and the University of Bristol. Free entry.

Family activity
Saturday, November 24, 2018 - Sunday, November 25, 2018

To celebrate the opening of our new exhibition, Catch Your Breath, we would like to invite you to make a pair of lungs that can expand and deflate. Use your breath to make it work!

Family activity
Monday, November 26, 2018

Our group for under 5s and their parents and carers includes fun crafts, messy play, storytelling and singing.

Family activity
Saturday, December 1, 2018 - Sunday, December 2, 2018

Have you ever made origami? Make one today and use your breath to make it come to life. You can use them to decorate your home for Christmas.

Family activity
Monday, December 3, 2018

Our group for under 5s and their parents and carers includes fun crafts, messy play, storytelling and singing.

Family activity
Saturday, December 8, 2018 - Sunday, December 9, 2018

Design your own mini ball game, but remember you can only move the pieces with a straw and your breath!

Family activity
Monday, December 10, 2018

Our group for under 5s and their parents and carers includes fun crafts, messy play, storytelling and singing.

Family activity
Saturday, December 15, 2018 - Sunday, December 16, 2018

It's nearly Christmas and we think you can never have too many decorations! Visit us this weekend and go home with your very own Christmas decoration to get you in the Christmas spirit.

Family activity
Monday, December 17, 2018

Our group for under 5s and their parents and carers includes fun crafts, messy play, storytelling and singing.

Family activity
Saturday, January 5, 2019 - Sunday, January 6, 2019

I wish it would snow so I could see the snowflakes fall! Make a swirling snowflake to hang in your window.

Family activity
Saturday, January 12, 2019 - Sunday, January 13, 2019

Use science, engineering, maths and technology to make a car powered by just your breath. On your marks, get set, GO!

Family activity
Saturday, January 19, 2019 - Sunday, January 20, 2019

Our exhibition, Catch Your Breath, is all about how you use your breath. Create your own musical panpipes to make a sweet sound powered by your breath.

Family activity
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - Sunday, January 27, 2019

Brighten up your day by making a rainbow blower in our Museum today and use your breath to make all the colours dance!