Designer week this May half term

May half term from 25 May - 2 June is all about car design at the British Motor Museum. Families are encouraged to discover the fascinating stories behind the Museum’s most famous cars and their designers, and then design a car of their own in the pop up Studio!

Have a go at the Back to the Drawing Board Mini Trail is inspired by the legendary Sir Alec Issigonis who designed the Mini. Visitors can pick up a trail board and explore the Museum, seeking out different pieces of the drawing board jigsaw to design their own Mini.

Every day at 1:30pm costumed characters Victor or Patsy will lead a fun family tour of the Museum, sharing their knowledge of car design in a relaxed and informative way. Families can also Design a Car in the studio – take inspiration from British legends and choose a cut-out design template of a Land Rover, Mini, Jaguar or Metro 6R4, then use imagination and creative flair to personalise your own design icon!

Emma Rawlinson, Life Long Learning Officer at the British Motor Museum said "Our family trails and tours offer plenty to get everyone involved and entertained this May half-term. Our costumed characters are always popular with children and bring the Museum to life in a friendly and captivating way".

All activities are included in the Museum admission and are suitable for 3 years plus with adult supervision. Museum entry is £40 for a family, £14.50 for adults, £12.50 for concessions, £9 for children (5-16 years) and under 5s are FREE. There is also the option to Gift Aid or donate your entry fee and get an Annual Pass in return, at no extra cost.

To find out more information about May half term activities please click here

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