Forthcoming Events

Below are details of forthcoming events being held at the Whipple Museum.

Except where stated, all events are free of charge and open to all.

Summer at the Museums

With a mix of hands-on activities, events and trails, Summer at the Museums offers plenty for families to enjoy throughout the summer holidays.

Expedition: Set Sail

Monday 29th July, 12.30pm - 4.30pm

Have you got what it takes to join our ship's crew? Navigate treacherous seas, play the Tools of the Trade game, handle seafaring objects and make your own to take home.

Free, drop in. Ages 3+.

Expedition: Across the Globe

Monday 12th August, 12.30-4.30pm

Scientists' work isn't always in the laboratory! Pack your case and join an expedition around the world with games and crafts to help you exchange knowledge, observe, and experiment.

Free, drop in. Ages 3+.

Expedition: Extreme Weather

Thursday 29th August, 12.30-4.30pm

Climates are changing and storms are brewing. Scientists and explorers have long concocted methods to manage extreme weather. But what about the future? Join in with games and crafts and visit the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology for more.

Free, drop in. Ages 5+.

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It's all fun and games

Saturday 14th September, 12.30-4.30pm

A special Saturday opening highlighting centuries of toys and fun for children. Co-hosted with the Whipple Library, play with our museum handling objects and enjoy quirky Victorian children's books from our special collections.

Free, drop in. Ages 6+.

» Find out more about past events held in the Whipple Museum.

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