What can you do at the museum?

These resources are available everyday...

Book at least a week in advance; we can help you plan your visit

‘Ordinary Things’ Introductory film

Background information on the National Museum, the National Folklife Collection and archive footage of times gone by: 20 minutes.

Handling Collection

We give you the green light to get to grips with objects normally kept in a glass case.

Replica Clothing

Want to see what you would have looked like 100 years ago? Try on clothes and shoes from our Handling Collection.

Activity Carts

Find writing and art materials and a range of worksheets to use during your visit.

Worksheets

Click here to go to our worksheets page

Traditional Games Box

HOPSCOTCH - SKIPPING - BREAD & WATER - RINGS - DONKEY

CARD GAME ‘25’ - SKITTLES - RED ROVER - BEDS- CHESTNUTS

TOWNS & COUNTIES - STATUES - FIVE SLATES - MOWL

TAW THE HOLE - WOOLWORTHS - STICKY APPLE - QEENIE-I-O

TRAFFIC LIGHTS - TIP TAG - JACKSTONES - SNAP THE BACON

Children Playing black & white photo

Borrow the Games Box from Reception, equipment, rules and instructions included. You can arrange a 1-hour workshop with Museum Staff by contacting the Bookings Office.

Activity & Resource Room

Books, handling artefacts, art materials and computers with restricted internet access. Reserve through the Bookings Office.

You can also book:

Tours

Workshops & Demonstrations

Discover Primary Science programmes

 
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