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Events & Activities

The museum is packed with varied and exciting opportunities for children and adults alike.  The museum's programme includes:

  • School Holiday Activities
  • Saturday Event Days
  • Hands-on-History Sessions
  • Storytelling for Under 5s
  • Friday Lunchtime Talks

Remember all events and activities are free.  However we do welcome donations so we can continue to provide a varied and full programme.


Our Next Hands On History Session: The Looking Glass - Saturday 17 February 2018

Explore our fascination with our changing reflection.  Get hands on with mirrors and reflective objectives from the museum collections.  Find out about the history and the romance of the looking glass.

No booking is required, just drop in from 11am until 4pm.  Donations are welcome.


Our Next Saturday Event Day:  Nuneaton Priory- Saturday 17 February 2018

Find out about medieval Nuneaton and in particular, the Priory which helped shape the town today.  Karen Rouse will be along bringing to life a Nun from that time.

No booking is required, just drop in from 11am until 4pm. Donations are welcome.


Our Next Storytelling Session: Melly The Explorer - Wednesday 21 February 2018. 11.15am - 11.45am.

Weather permitting this session may take place outside please meet at reception. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  No booking required.  Donations are welcome.


Our Next Lunchtime Talk: Opening The Dore - John Frearson - Friday 23 February 2018. Talks run from 12.30pm to 1.30pm.

Listen to the story of a WW1 friendship and its link to a signet ring, a family of farmers and the search for a Merchant Mariner Adventurer.

To book a free place please call the Museum on 024 7637 6158 or pop into the main reception. Booking is essential as places are limited to 55. Donations are welcome.


Free Children's Activities available during February Half Term:

These are celebration themed activities inspired by our Festival of Arts 'Platinum Anniversary' exhibition.

  • Tuesday 20 February - make and decorate your own festival hat
  • Wednesday 21 February - make a festival inspired mask to your own design
  • Thursday 22 February - make and decorate your own festival inspired badge


Last updated Friday, 26th January 2018

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