Museums

September 12, 2016

To celebrate Michael Rosen's 'Bear Hunt, Chocolate Cake & Bad Things' exhibition opening at Z-arts; local author Victoria Delderfield has reviewed some of his other fabulous stories with her two children. Here are the book reviews and details of this fantastic exhibition opening in manchester this weekend.

…And now for a book hunt!
If you’ve swishy-swashyed through We’re Going on a Bear Hunt until the pages are dog-eared, then...

July 14, 2016

Quarry Bank Mill is a great day out for all the family and one of the best museums in the area. In the Mill you can immerse yourself in the clattering and whirring of machines and discover what working life was like during the Industrial Revolution.

The Apprentice House at Quarry Bank was built by Samuel Greg to house the pauper children who worked at the mill. We've reconstructed the Apprentice House so that it resembles as cl...

July 14, 2016

Take a step back in time to Lark Hill Place, an atmospheric re-creation of a typical northern street during Victorian times. The street is set at the turn of the last century, where the sounds of children playing and horse-drawn carriages fill the street. Have fun exploring inside the many shops and houses, including a toy shop, chemist, grocers, a blacksmiths and an artisan’s cottage.

Free admission, open daily 10am-4.45pm (cl...

July 14, 2016

The National Football Museum has a Discovery Zone - designed especially for ages 5. A soft play area, a story-telling corner, dressing up area and sounds and light all add to the atmosphere and get young minds thinking, discovering, playing and most of all having fun!

Situated on Level 2 near their Football Plus exhibits, the Discovery Zone is a quieter space for parents and children to spend time together. The two accessible W...

July 14, 2016

Manchester Museum has some fabulous exhibition which allow you to touch a 200-million-year-old fossil and objects from ancient cultures; stroke a fox; meet scientists working on the latest research; make your own treasures; performances and films; have objects brought to life through story making and tours. These are some of the things you can experience at the monthly Big Saturdays and school holiday events....

July 14, 2016

FREE entry and a great day out. Lots of exhibitions and areas to explore. Stand on the platform of the world’s oldest passenger station; take a walk down a Victorian sewer, then catch a show in the 4D Theatre, with moving seats, water spray, air blast and more! Stare into the mirror of infinity, create a tornado, and watch your own skeleton ride a bicycle. Play with 25 hands-on exhibits and see science in action. Please see th...

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