We have plenty to do during school holidays. All our sessions are free. Most need to be booked in advance due to popularity. Call 01524 64637 to book your free place.
Awesome Egypt! – February Half Term
Discover the Awesome world of Egypt! Visit the Egypt's Sands exhibition in the museum and have a go at our selection of themed crafts over February half term.
Monday 18th February 10.30am-12pm and 1pm-2.30pm
Build your very own Egyptian Pyramid and discover how these impressive structures were built.
Tuesday 19th February 10.30am-12pm and 1pm-2.30pm
Discover how mummies are made and make your own fun Egyptian Mummy puppet.
Thursday 21st February 10.30am-12pm and 1pm-2.30pm
Discover how to write like an Egyptian. Use hieroglyphics and make your own Egyptian cartouche out of clay.
*Meet an Archaeologist
Friday 22nd February 10.30am-12pm and 1pm-2.30pm
Find out about our Victorian archaeologist's awesome discoveries in Egypt and have a go at becoming an archaeologist yourself!
All about print - Easter Holidays
Take part in Mabel's Easter Eggtravaganza. Hunt for the Easter eggs Mabel has hidden around the Museum. Running throughout the holidays.
*Thursday 4th April 10.30am-12pm and 1pm-2.30pm
Create your own block printed bunting design and help us prepare for the Museum's 90th birthday celebrations.
Printing with Found Objects
Saturday 6th April 1.30-3.30
Make use of 'rubbish' and create your own masterpiece to take home. Have a go at printing with a range of objects found around the home.
Thursday 11th April 10.30am-12pm and 1pm-2.30pm
Be inspired by the Museum's collection. Create your own stamp and make a printed item to take home.
Glorious Georgians - May Half Term
Visit by the Georgian 22nd Regiment of Foot
Saturday 25th May 12pm-4pm
The Redcoats will be on guard at the City Museum, demonstrating their equipment and meeting the townspeople.
The 24th – 27th May is Lancaster Unlocked and this year we are going all Georgian.
*Building Georgian Style
Thursday 30th May 10.30am-12pm and 1pm-2.30pm
Calling all budding architects. Here is your chance to create your own elegant Georgian building – out of recycled material.
Tricorn Hats and Stupendous wigs
Saturday 1st June 1.30-3.30
Step back in time and create your own tricorn hat or stupendous wig .