Children’s Activities

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Autumn 2017 Drop-In Activities 

Saturday 23rd September 2017, 11am – 1pm

Elgin Museum Side Hall

Doors Open Days – Architecture Paper Crafts 

Explore our beautiful A-Listed Museum and help us celebrate Doors Open Days 2017 as we recreate the Museum building in miniature. You will also be able to try a variety of other architecture themed paper crafts.

Free Activity, no booking required.

Please note: all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Be prepared to get messy – please dress appropriately!

 

Saturday 14th October 2017, 11am – 1pm

Elgin Museum Side Hall

Ogham Pendants

Learn how to write your name in ancient Ogham and make your own decorated clay pendant.

Free Activity, no booking required.

Please note: all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Be prepared to get messy – please dress appropriately!

 

Wednesday 18th October 2017, 11am – 1pm

Elgin Museum Side Hall

The Egyptians

Learn how to write like an ancient Egyptian, make your own Pharaoh’s cartouche, mummy pencil or pyramid, at this family drop in activity.

Free Activity, no booking required.

Please note: all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Be prepared to get messy – please dress appropriately!

 

Friday 27th October 2017, 5pm – 7pm

Elgin Museum

Late Night Spooktacular – Day of the Dead

Dare you visit the Museum after hours? Join us for some Hallowe’en fun, learn about Dia de los Muertos, and try your at hand a creating your own Day of the Dead skull mask. Spooky fancy dress is optional, but encouraged!

Free Activity, no booking required.

Please note: all children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

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Does your little one love the Museum? Then why not join our Young Marvels club! The Young Marvels club costs £1 to join, and all activities are free! More information on the Young Marvels webpage.

Keep up to date with our events and activities via the Events section of our website and through  Twitter and Facebook.

 

Explore! Elgin Musuem - children's guide

Have you seen our new children’s activity book and town centre trail “Explore! Elgin Museum“? Download (3mb pdf) or pick up a free copy in the museum on your next visit – not only can you explore where some of our objects were originally found but you can also design your own museum!

To find out more about activities in the museum, please email or phone or phone us on 01343 543675.

 

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