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Museum events

Museum events

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Please contact us for details of hiring the museum as an event venue.

See also the archive of previous events.

Little Explorers

Little Explorers

Monday 1 July 2019, 10:00-10:45 and 11:00-11:45

A different Polar story each session with renowned storyteller Marion Leeper. The theme this month is Olaf magnus' map and the Northwest Passage.

For under 5s only. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Please note places must be booked in advance.

To book the 10:00 session please see here .

to book the 11:00 session please see here
Polar Play

Polar Play: Under 5s

Mon 29 July, 10am - 12pm

Please note tickets are available from 1 June 2019

Explore the Polar Museum with your little ones when it is closed to the public! There will be sensory play, crafts and books to read. This event is for under-5s and their carers only. Unfortunately we cannot accommodate older siblings at this event.

Places must be booked in advance. To book a place, get your ticket here. Once you have booked your place you can drop in at any time between 10am & 12pm on the day.

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Hidden Tales with Mark Wells

Sunday 4 August 10:30-15:30

Join us for a fun-filled day to celebrate the launch of Mark Well's exciting new book and explore the Polar Museum with fun activities and crafts suitable for all the family on one of our Sunday openings which we are currently trialing.


Mark will be speaking about his book at midday (no need to book a space -just turn up early to make sure you get a seat!) and will also be around for book signing afterwards.

Find out more about Hidden Tales and the adventures it will lead you on here

Little Explorers

Little Explorers

Monday 12 August 2019, 10:00-10:45 and 11:00-11:45

A different Polar story each session with renowned storyteller Marion Leeper. The theme this month is an adaptation of Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.

For under 5s only. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Please note places must be booked in advance. (Bookings open on the 15th July 2019)

To book the 10:00 session please see here

to book the 11:00 session please see here