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School holidays at the Museums

31 March 2016 by Megan


Craft activities at Lady Lever Art Gallery

It’s school holidays next week which means National Museums Liverpool have a fun-filled two weeks for the little ones.

The Lady Lever Art Gallery has recently reopened its South End galleries and to celebrate have exciting activities for everyone to enjoy. With junk drumming sessions where you can try out some homemade drums, face painting and story time, all the fun is at the Lady Lever on 5 April.

For little green-fingers its National Gardening Week from 11-17 April, and World Museum is showing you how to encourage bees, butterflies and beasties into your garden. Come along to find out more about the insects you find out and about in the garden.

You can meet the Romans on the 11 April at the Museum of Liverpool. Join in with archaeology crafts and make your own Roman inspired ‘fibula’ brooch, discover more about Roman soldiers and follow the clues to find the treasures hidden around the Museum.

While you’re down at the waterfront you can ring in spring at the International Slavery Museum by making and decorating your own Sankofa basket in this fun craft activity on 2, 3 & 4 April.

A real life pirate will be at the Merseyside Maritime Museum on 12 April. Come along to find out what life is like on the high seas and the swashbuckling adventures they get up.


Family eating at the Maritime Dining Room

If you’re feeling a little peckish after all the craft activities and pirate adventures the Maritime Dining Room is a family friendly restaurant with a children’s menu and fantastic views across the Albert Dock.

Find out more exciting ways to spend your school holidays on the website

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