Pet Life Family Time!
Fun for the holidays, purrfect for all the family
From cuddling bunnies to napping with cats, pets can bring us so much joy.
Join us for a range of exciting activities where we will get to know the wonderful creatures that live amongst us.
You'd be barking mad to miss it!
Please note, real pets must be left at home. Imaginary, virtual or toy pets welcome at all times.
Storytelling: Comforting Creatures
Age 2+ | Studio/Garden | 11am, 12pm, 2pm | Free, just drop in
Many of us are not lucky enough to have our own pets but don't worry, for just outside our doors is a wonderful world of buzzing bees and busy bugs for everyone to enjoy!
Join our storyteller Olivia Armstrong for tales and legends of these tiny but mighty creatures. Discover ways in which you can help them flourish!
Age 4+ | Learning Pavilion | 11am – 4pm | Free, just drop in
A bunny with beautiful spots, a dog with long flappy ears. Bring your family and get crafty making a felted pet pal to take back home. Explore what your pet needs to be happy with artist Chery Nguyen. What do they eat? Where do they live? Create a care label to ensure they are properly looked after.
Age 2+ | Galleries and Gardens | All day | Free, just drop in
From bug hunting in the garden to scampering through the galleries, discover playful activities for a range of ages dotted throughout the Museum.
From adventure trails to explorer bags, there's lots to keep the little ones busy!
Sunday 22 August
11 – 4pm
Free, just drop in
Gardens, galleries and Studio