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Pet Life Family Time!

Fun for the holidays, purrfect for all the family

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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

Birds fill our days with song and colour! We can see and hear them everywhere, even in the heart of this busy city. Join our storyteller Olivia Armstrong as she tells magical tales of the birds who build their homes next to our own. Why do all birds look and sound different? Come along and find out. 

Family Explorers

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!

Also on today is our Mobile Zoo!

Family activities
Sunday 29 August

The Mobile Zoo

A hands on, interactive experience
Family activities details
Hand stroking a hedgehog

Sunday 29 August

11 – 4pm

Free, just drop in

Gardens, galleries and Studio

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