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October Half Term 2019 - Fun for all the Family! 

This half term we have a rocket fuelled selection of fun family activities for you to enjoy. Prepare for lift off!

Recycled Rockets

Recycled Rockets

Every day 11am until 3pm with last entry at 2.30pm

Come and make your own rocket out of recycled materials. What type of rocket will it be? A rocket car, a river rocket, a space rocket - imagine where it could take you! These rocket activities are suitable for 3 years plus with adult supervision and you are welcome to take your rocket home with you to continue flying it.

Rocket K’nex cars with

Rocket K’nex cars with
MOD Kineton

Monday to Friday ONLY. 11am until 3pm with last entry at 2.30pm

Design and build your own Rocket K'nex Car and see how far it travels from the pneumatic rocket launch. This activity is delivered by the STEM ambassadors from MOD Kineton. We are sorry but you cannot take these rocket cars home with you. These activities are suitable for 5 years plus with adult supervision. 

Blast off colouring!

Choose your favourite car or rocket picture, colour it in and then watch it come to life with the Quiver App – suitable for 3+.

Rocket Powered Family Tour

Every day at 1.30pm

Join a family tour and let our costumed guides explore 'power'.

Meet at 1.30 pm at the family activity station in the Welcome Gallery.

Cats eyes

Black Cat Trail

Every day 10am to 5pm

It wouldn't be October half term without our popular Halloween Black Cat Trail! Search around the Museum for the hidden black cats and with your torch discover the colour of each cats eyes! Available every day, just pick up a trail sheet from our Family Activity Station by the main entrance and remember to return for your 'spooky' treat! Suitable for all the family.

Rocket Fuelled Family Science Shows
Thurday 31 October ONLY


'Professor Pickle' & 'Doctor Pumpkin' are back again for some Rocket fuelled fun science!

Thursday 31 October - 11am, 1pm and 2pm. 

Join us for a 25 minute live spooky spectacular full of cool interactive demonstrations and rocket inspired science. Sign up at the Family Station and be ready for some ‘rocketing’ fun!

NOTE: All activities are included in Museum admission. There is no need to pre-book, just drop by the Family Activity station when you arrive to find out what is going on when! All activities are suitable for 3+ years, unless otherwise specified.

Show Facilities

Museum Disabled Toilets Baby Changing Cafe Childrens Play Area Disabled Parking Free WIFI Toilets Wheelchairs Available