Let little ones uncover hidden museum treasures at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
It’s all about discovering museum treasures at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery. Uncover a treasure trove of history with a range of object handling sessions: investigate real objects from far flung eras such as Ancient Egypt and Anglo Saxon treasures. Pull history into the 21st century with the chance to make your own Egyptian mummy or Anglo Saxon helmet! With a range of ancient cultures family craft activities throughout the holiday, leave the museum feeling inspired by the great history of the world.
Find out more here birminghammuseums.org.uk/bmag/whats-on
A visit from the Easter Dinosaur at Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum
Be enlightened and entertained at Thinktank. Immerse yourself in the world of science with Thinktank’s hands-on exhibits. Be wowed by the outdoor Science Garden, take part in a fun LEGO building workshop and lose yourself to the stars in the Planetarium. Explore the amazing stories of science of the environment and take part in Operation Earth. Little ones can become trainee environmental scientists in this fun family show.
And don’t forget that the Easter Bunny doesn't visit Thinktank, but the Easter Dinosaur does! For some egg-cellent extra fun during your visit, take part in the dinosaur egg trail around the museum with the chance to win a Dino prize.
Thinktank ticket entry applies, LEGO workshops are a small additional charge. Find out more birminghammuseums.org.uk/thinktank/whats-on
Get lost in Wonderland with the fairy tale takeover at Aston Hall
There’s a fairy tale takeover happening at Aston Hall this Easter! Fun for all the family and something to excite curious minds, Aston Hall will be transformed into Wonderland on 1st April, full of all things weird and wonderful. Meet Alice, the Hatter and the angry Queen as you explore the beauty of Aston Hall. Tickets cost just £8 per adult, and £3 per child. Pre-booking is advised.
On 30th and 31st March enjoy half price entry to Aston Hall to celebrate the opening of Walls Have Ears, an Arts Council Collection exhibition which marks the Hall’s 400th anniversary. Explore and enjoy for a discounted price for all the family.
More details here birminghammuseums.org.uk/aston/whats-on
Fun for all the family at Sarehole Mill
Create memories to cherish at Sarehole Mill this Springtime. Throughout the holiday you and your family can sleuth your way around the grounds with an Easter trail or enjoy a Spring-themed craft activity.
And on 5th April and 12th April, there are two Family Fun Days which are aimed at families with younger children. On 5th April, at 11.30am or 12.30pm, and for just £2 per child, join in on an exciting Spring Sensory Workshop, aimed at children aged 7 and under. Luckily, the not so little ones don’t have to miss out – on 12th April there is a Family Fun Art Day aimed at children aged seven and above, where they can take part in an arty Sarehole Mill session!
To find out more, including prices and how to book tickets visit birminghammuseums.org.uk/sarehole/whats-on/family-fun-day-including-art-workshop
Unleash your inner Easter artist at Blakesley Hall
What better time to be artistically inspired than at Easter – spring has fully sprung and Blakesley Hall is looking beautiful. On Tuesdays and Thursdays over the Easter holiday, there’s a range of unique artistic sessions that little ones can get involved in. These drop in craft sessions run from 11.30am-3.30pm, and cost just £2 per child. Create your own Easter cards, plant pots, and spring sun catchers.
On 30th and 31st March enjoy half price entry to Blakesley Hall to celebrate the opening of Nature’s Presence, an Arts Council Collection exhibition. Explore and enjoy for a discounted price for all the family.
Find out more birminghammuseums.org.uk/blakesley/whats-on
Delve deeper into the history of the Jewellery Quarter
The Jewellery Quarter is welcoming Spring with a variety of fun events aimed at all the family. Daily throughout the holiday, included in the price of the admission, is an exciting egg hunt. Find all the letters hidden around the museum and win a prize!
On 5th and 12th April, enjoy the Family Fun Days at the museum: take a family friendly guided tour of the Smith & Pepper jewellery factory and then enjoy a fun craft activity.
Find out more birminghammuseums.org.uk/jewellery/whats-on